Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 17:09:39 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: "Apache OpenOffice.Org Security Team" <ooo-security@...ubator.apache.org>, LibreOffice Security Team <officesecurity@...ts.freedesktop.org> CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de>, Caolán McNamara <caolanm@...hat.com>, David Tardon <dtardon@...hat.com> Subject: Kind request to update upstream CVE-2012-2334 advisories they to reflect arbitrary code execution possibility too and OSS list notification Hello Apache OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice Security Teams, vendors, originally the CVE-2012-2334 security flaw has been described as follows:  http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2012-2334.html  http://www.libreoffice.org/advisories/cve-2012-2334/ during internal audit of relevant upstream patches:  http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=28a6558f9d3ca2dda3191f8b5b3f2378ee2533da  http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=512401decb286ba0fc3031939b8f7de8649c502e it has been observed by Florian Weimer that the  patch also corrected and integer overflow, being present in the SvxMSDffManager::GetFidclData() routine, which might lead under certain circumstances to possibility of arbitrary code execution too. Update CVE-2012-2334 flaw description is at:  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=821803#c0 This post is intended to serve as kind request to OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice upstream, they to update their corresponding advisories (, ) to reflect this fact. For what is related against upstream patches -- upon testing we can confirm, the original ones were complete and this is in no way a new security flaw. But something, which got corrected upstream in previous release(s), and should mention possibility of arbitrary code execution too in order to properly describe this deficiency. OpenOffice.org / LibreOffice upstreams - please update your advisories to reflect this if possible yet. OSS vendors, please note this notification (for case you previously categorized fix for the CVE-2012-2334 flaw as something to be postponed due to lower impact). Credit for the discovery should go to: Florian Weimer of Red Hat Thank you && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team P.S.: Would you need further background details due this, contact me or Florian off list.
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