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Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 17:09:39 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Apache OpenOffice.Org Security Team" <>,
        LibreOffice Security Team <>
CC:, Florian Weimer <>,
        Caolán McNamara <>,
        David Tardon <>
Subject: Kind request to update upstream CVE-2012-2334 advisories they to
 reflect arbitrary code execution possibility too and OSS list notification

Hello Apache, LibreOffice Security Teams, vendors,

   originally the CVE-2012-2334 security flaw has been described as follows:

during internal audit of relevant upstream patches:

it has been observed by Florian Weimer that the [4] 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:

This post is intended to serve as kind request to and
LibreOffice upstream, they to update their corresponding advisories
([1], [2]) 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. / 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

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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