UnRTF: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201507-06

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in UnRTF, the worst of which may result in execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

app-text/unrtf on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.21.9
Unaffected versions >= 0.21.9

Background

UnRTF is a command-line program which converts RTF documents to other formats.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in UnRTF. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All UnRTF users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/unrtf-0.21.9"
 

References

Release Date
July 07, 2015

Latest Revision
July 07, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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