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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2149 (1 public exploit)

The WPXContentListener::_closeTableRow function in WPXContentListener.cpp in libwpd 0.8.8, as used by (OOo) before 3.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Wordperfect .WPD document that causes a negative array index to be used. NOTE: some sources report this issue as an integer overflow.
Publish Date : 2012-06-21 Last Update Date : 2016-08-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2012-05-16 2012-05-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2012:1043: libwpd security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23100 unix
RHSA-2012:1043: libwpd security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21601 unix
RHSA-2012:1043: libwpd security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121043 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2149

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache 3.4 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libwpd Libwpd 0.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache 2
Libwpd Libwpd 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1

- References For CVE-2012-2149
BUGTRAQ 20120516 CVE-2012-2149 memory overwrite vulnerability
SECTRACK 1027069
BID 53570 OpenOffice Prior to 3.4 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-02
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1043

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2149

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