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<glsa id="201209-10">
<title>Calligra: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A buffer overflow vulnerability in Calligra could result in the
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">calligra</product>
<announced>September 25, 2012</announced>
<revised>September 25, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>428890</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-office/calligra" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.4.3-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.4.3-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Calligra is an office suite by KDE.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>An error in the read() function in styles.cpp could cause a heap-based
buffer overflow.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted ODF
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Calligra users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-office/calligra-2.4.3-r1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3456">CVE-2012-3456</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 09 Aug 2012 20:25:04 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:54:01 +0000">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>