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FS#42982 - [antiword] buffer overflow (CVE-2014-8123)

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Tuesday, 02 December 2014, 08:52 GMT
Last edited by Lukas Fleischer (lfleischer) - Wednesday, 03 December 2014, 23:10 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Lukas Fleischer (lfleischer)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


A buffer overflow has been found in antiword <= 0.37 [1]. While the issue has been acknowledge and the patch accepted, it does not seem that a new release will be issued soon. I believe we might want to backport the fix.

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Closed by  Lukas Fleischer (lfleischer)
Wednesday, 03 December 2014, 23:10 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Fixed in 0.37-5.