Upstream information

CVE-2017-11110 at MITRE


The ole_init function in ole.c in catdoc 0.95 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer underflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, i.e., data is written to memory addresses before the beginning of the tmpBuf buffer.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1047877 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • catdoc >= 0.95-7.6.1
  • catdoc-debuginfo >= 0.95-7.6.1
  • catdoc-debugsource >= 0.95-7.6.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • catdoc >= 0.95-10.1
  • catdoc-debuginfo >= 0.95-10.1
  • catdoc-debugsource >= 0.95-10.1