RHEL 5 : libwpd (RHSA-2007:0055)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25312

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VPR Score: 6.6

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated libwpd packages to correct a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

libwpd is a library for reading and converting Word Perfect documents.

iDefense reported several overflow bugs in libwpd. An attacker could create a carefully crafted Word Perfect file that could cause an application linked with libwpd, such as OpenOffice, to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was opened by a victim.
(CVE-2007-0002)

All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported fix for this issue.

Red Hat would like to thank Fridrich Strba for alerting us to these issues and providing a patch.

Solution

Update the affected libwpd, libwpd-devel and / or libwpd-tools packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2007-0002

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2007-1466

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007:0055

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25312

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-0055.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/05/25

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwpd, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwpd-tools, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0002, CVE-2007-1466

BID: 23006

RHSA: 2007:0055

CWE: 119, 189