Important CentOS libwpd Update


libwpd-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.i386.rpm, libwpd-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.src.rpm, libwpd-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, libwpd-devel-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.i386.rpm, libwpd-devel-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm, libwpd-tools-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.i386.rpm, libwpd-tools-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
2017-07-27 19:03
CVE-2012-2149 libwpd
2017-04-01 19:06
2017-01-05 20:10


Updated libwpd packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

libwpd is a library for reading and converting Corel WordPerfect Office

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libwpd processed certain
Corel WordPerfect Office documents (.wpd files). An attacker could provide
a specially-crafted .wpd file that, when opened in an application linked
against libwpd, such as, would cause the application to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application. (CVE-2012-2149)

All libwpd users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running applications
that are linked against libwpd must be restarted for this update to take
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 libwpd libwpd-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libwpd libwpd-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.src.rpm
libwpd libwpd-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libwpd-devel libwpd-devel-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libwpd-devel libwpd-devel-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libwpd-tools libwpd-tools-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libwpd-tools libwpd-tools-0.8.7-3.1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm