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Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:38:58 +0000
From: Caolán McNamara <>
To: Marcus Meissner <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2012-4233: multiple null pointer dereference
 flaws in LibreOffice/

On Fri, 2012-11-02 at 09:07 +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 02:44:23PM -0600, Vincent Danen wrote:
> > This one took me a bit by surprise.  Debian released an advisory for OOo
> > and I have no record of this CVE anywhere.  It looks as though it went
> > public yesterday, and was fixed in upstream, but it's not noted
> > on the LibreOffice web site at all.

Because I update the web site and I didn't get around to it until this
morning. is the source of the CVE and
their advisory contains the reproducer documents.

> >> Does anyone have any further details on these issues?  I just filed a
> > bug in our bugzilla (
> > with the following description/references which are all I've been able
> > to find so far.

These are the commits for the high-tech advisories

> (The whole OpenOffice/LibreOffice security issue handling is not really
> good ... long embargoes that get extended wildly even though fixes are in
> public GIT already, etc )

Well, I'd be more than happy to have more distro folk subscribed to Fixing the bugs is easy, syncing
embargo dates between LibreOffice and Apache OOo is a bit more


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