openSUSE Security Update : catdoc (openSUSE-2017-669)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

catdoc was updated to version 0.95 to fix the following issues :

- Fix various issues found during fuzzing which may lead
to an application crash or have unspecified further
impact when the user is tricked into opening specially
crafted files (boo#919228)

- Replace charset tables with new ones, published by
Unicode Consortium with more permissive license

- Fix lot of segfaults on incorrect or corrupted data

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=919228

Solution :

Update the affected catdoc packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100714 ()

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