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Bug 906111 (CVE-2023-31979) - app-text/catdoc: multiple vulnerabilities
Summary: app-text/catdoc: multiple vulnerabilities
Alias: CVE-2023-31979
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: ?? [upstream]
Depends on:
Reported: 2023-05-11 04:40 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2023-05-11 04:40 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-05-11 04:40:35 UTC
CVE-2023-31979 (

Catdoc v0.95 was discovered to contain a global buffer overflow via the function process_file at /src/reader.c.

Almost every single open issue is some kind of security issue, should
we last rite? Last touched by upstream in 2011.