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<glsa id="201502-09">
<title>Antiword: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A buffer overflow vulnerability in Antiword could result in
execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">antiword</product>
<announced>February 07, 2015</announced>
<revised>February 07, 2015: 1</revised>
<package name="app-text/antiword" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.37-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.37-r1</vulnerable>
<p>Antiword is a free MS Word reader.</p>
<p>A buffer overflow vulnerability has been found in wordole.c in Antiword.</p>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document using Antiword, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Antiword users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-text/antiword-0.37-r1"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-8123</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:48:35 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 07 Feb 2015 20:39:20 +0000">ackle</metadata>