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:
Created catdoc tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1298169]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1298170]
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