Bug 1618229 (CVE-2006-5870) - CVE-2006-5870 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2006-5870 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2006-5870
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-08-16 12:43 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2021-02-16 23:14 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 12:43:35 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:43:28 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:51:17 UTC
MITRE description:

Multiple integer overflows in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.0.4 and earlier, and possibly other versions before 2.1.0; and StarOffice 6 through 8; allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (a) WMF or (b) EMF file that triggers heap-based buffer overflows in (1) wmf/winwmf.cxx, during processing of META_ESCAPE records; and wmf/enhwmf.cxx, during processing of (2) EMR_POLYPOLYGON and (3) EMR_POLYPOLYGON16 records.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:31:02 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.


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