83594 : WordPerfect Document importer/exporter (libwpd) wpd2raw Background Color Handling DoS
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Disclosure Date
2007-08-24

Description

WordPerfect Document importer/exporter (libwpd) contains a flaw that may allow a denial of service. The issue is triggered when an unspecified error occurs in wpd2raw during the handling of background colors, and will result in loss of availability for the program.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.8.11 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Fridrich Strba, Marc Maurer, and William Lachance
WordPerfect Document importer/exporter (libwpd)
0.8.10

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