Synopsis: Important: security update
Issue Date: 2012-08-01
CVE Numbers: CVE-2012-2665 is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet application,
presentation manager, formula editor, and a drawing program.

Multiple heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way processed encryption information in the manifest files of
OpenDocument Format files. An attacker could provide a specially-crafted
OpenDocument Format file that, when opened in an
application, would cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

Upstream acknowledges Timo Warns as the original reporter of these issues.

All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running
instances of applications must be restarted for this update
to take effect.


– Scientific Linux Development Team