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Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:51:10 +0100
From: Peter Kovacs <>
To: "" <>
Subject: CVE-2018-11790: Apache OpenOffice: Arithmetic overflow and wrap around during string length calculation

CVE-2018-11790 <>

Apache OpenOffice Advisory

*CVE-2018-11790 Arithmetic overflow and wrap around during sting length
calculation *

*Fixed in Apache OpenOffice 4.1.6*


When loading a document with smaller end line termination then the
operating system uses, the defect occurs. In this case OpenOffice runs
into an Arithmetic Overflow at a string length calculation.

*Severity: Medium*

There are no known exploits of this vulnerability.
A proof-of-concept demonstration exists.
ssd-disclosure <>

Thanks to the reporter for discovering this issue.

*Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation*

*Versions Affected*

All Apache OpenOffice versions 4.1.5 and older are affected. versions are also affected.


Install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.6 for the latest maintenance and
cumulative security fixes. Use the Apache OpenOffice download page

*Further Information*

For additional information and assistance, consult the Apache OpenOffice
Community Forums <> or make requests to the <> public
mailing list.

The latest information on Apache OpenOffice security bulletins can be
found at the Bulletin Archive page


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