[arch-security] [Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201412-5] antiword: buffer overflow
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Thu Dec 4 23:13:44 UTC 2014
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201412-5
Date : 2014-12-04
CVE-ID : CVE-2014-8123
Package : antiword
Type : buffer overflow
Remote : No
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE-2014
The package antiword before version 0.37-5 is suffering from a buffer
overflow vulnerability that may lead to arbitrary code execution.
Upgrade to 0.37-5.
# pacman -Syu "antiword>=0.37-5"
The problem has not yet been fixed upstream but a local patch is applied.
The program antiword is suffering from a buffer overflow within
atPPSlist.szName that may lead to denial of service or arbitrary
An attacker is able to craft a special file hat triggers the buffer
overflow leading to denial of service or arbitrary code execution.
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