[sflack-security] libwpd (SFSA:2007-085-02)

[sflack-security]  libwpd (SFSA:2007-085-02)

New libwpd packages are available for Sflack 11.0, and -current
to fix security issues.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:


Here are the details from the Sflack 11.0 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to libwpd-0.8.9.
Various overflows may lead to application crashes upon opening a specially
crafted WordPerfect file. This vulnerability could also conceivably be
used by an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

See the "Get Sflack" section on http://sflack.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Sflack 11.0:

Updated package for Sflack -current:

MD5 signatures:

Sflack 11.0 package:
7da467de9fe50fef8f6ce6260470e131 libwpd-0.8.9-x86_64-1_sflack11.0.tgz

Sflack -current package:
a017c907d972739c83b2b41a02c9e358 libwpd-0.8.9-x86_64-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg libwpd-0.8.9-x86_64-1_sflack11.0.tgz


Sflack Linux Security Team
security a sflack.com