Bug 1298168 - catdoc: invalid memory access and segmentation fault
Summary: catdoc: invalid memory access and segmentation fault
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20160113,repor...
Depends On: 1298169 1298170
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-01-13 12:01 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:56 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:47:24 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-01-13 12:01:12 UTC
A vulnerability was found in the way the catdoc parses certain word documents. A specially crafted file could cause an attempt to access an invalid pointer. This will cause catdoc to crash.

Original bug report with reproducer attached:

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=810883

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-01-13 12:01:43 UTC
Created catdoc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1298169]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1298170]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:47:24 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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