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From build...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r996269 - in /websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk: cgi-bin/ content/ content/security/cves/CVE-2016-1513.html
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:16:52 GMT
Author: buildbot
Date: Tue Aug 30 14:16:52 2016
New Revision: 996269

Log:
Staging update by buildbot for ooo-site

Modified:
    websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/cgi-bin/   (props changed)
    websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/content/   (props changed)
    websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/content/security/cves/CVE-2016-1513.html

Propchange: websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/cgi-bin/
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--- cms:source-revision (original)
+++ cms:source-revision Tue Aug 30 14:16:52 2016
@@ -1 +1 @@
-1758239
+1758393

Propchange: websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/content/
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--- cms:source-revision (original)
+++ cms:source-revision Tue Aug 30 14:16:52 2016
@@ -1 +1 @@
-1758239
+1758393

Modified: websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/content/security/cves/CVE-2016-1513.html
==============================================================================
--- websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/content/security/cves/CVE-2016-1513.html (original)
+++ websites/staging/ooo-site/trunk/content/security/cves/CVE-2016-1513.html Tue Aug 30 14:16:52
2016
@@ -43,10 +43,11 @@
         </p>
 
         <p>
-          <strong>Version 1.0</strong>
+          <strong>Version 2.0</strong>
         </p>
 
         <p>
+          Updated August 30, 2016<br />
           Announced July 21, 2016
         </p>
 
@@ -57,6 +58,9 @@
         <p>
           An OpenDocument Presentation .ODP or Presentation Template .OTP file can contain
invalid presentation elements that lead to memory corruption when the document is loaded in
Apache OpenOffice Impress. The defect may cause the document to appear as corrupted and OpenOffice
may crash in a recovery-stuck mode requiring manual intervention. A crafted exploitation of
the defect can allow an attacker to cause denial of service (memory corruption and application
crash) and possible execution of arbitrary code.
         </p>
+        <p>Impress cannot be used to directly produce documents having the CVE-2016-1513-related
defect.  Impress-authored .ODF and .ODT
+          documents of an user's own that exhibit any of these characteristics are not the
result of an exploit.  They may be consequences
+          of a separate Impress defect that should be reported.
 
         <p>
           <strong>Severity: Medium</strong>
@@ -84,7 +88,8 @@
         </p>
 
         <p>
-          There is no updated download currently available to mitigate this vulnerability.
 Until a hot fix or maintenance release is available, users should be vigilant and employ
workarounds.
+          Install the 4.1.2-patch1 Hotfix available at 
+          <a href="http://archive.apache.org/dist/openoffice/4.1.2-patch1/hotfix.html">http://archive.apache.org/dist/openoffice/4.1.2-patch1/hotfix.html</a>.
           <br /><br />
           A source-code patch that blocks the vulnerability has been developed and is available
for developers at <a href="https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=127045">issue 127045</a>.
           <br /><br />
@@ -96,17 +101,15 @@
         </p>
 
         <p>
-          For defects such as those involved in CVE-2016-1513, documents can be crafted to
cause memory corruption enough to crash Apache OpenOffice Impress. However, the conditions
under which arbitrary code can be executed are complex and difficult to achieve in an undetected
manner.
+          If you are unable to apply the Hotfix to Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 (after updating
to that version, if necessary), there are other
+          precautions that can be taken.  These precautions are applicable in avoiding other
possible exploits as well.
+          <br /><br />
+          For defects such as those involved in CVE-2016-1513, documents can be crafted to
cause memory corruption enough to crash Apache OpenOffice. 
+          Beyond that, however, the conditions under which arbitrary code can be executed
are complex and difficult to achieve in an undetected manner.
           <br /><br />
           An important layer of defense for all such cases is to avoid operating Apache OpenOffice
(and any other personal productivity programs) under a computer account that has administrative
privileges of any kind. While installation of Apache OpenOffice requires elevated privileges
and user permission on platforms such as Microsoft Windows, operation of the software does
not.
           <br /><br />
           Keeping antivirus/antimalware software current is also important. This will serve
to identify and distinguish suspicious documents that involve the exploit, avoiding confusion
with documents that are damaged and/or fail for other reasons.
-          <br /><br />
-          Impress cannot be used to directly produce documents having the CVE-2016-1513-related
defect. Impress-authored .ODP and .OTP documents of an user's own that exhibit any of these
characteristics are not the result of an exploit. They may be consequences of a separate Impress
defect that should be reported.
-          <br /><br />
-          For .ODP and .OTP files from unknown or suspicious sources, any automatic closing
on opening or failing of OpenOffice Impress can be checked by opening the file in an OpenDocument
Presentation application that is not vulnerable to the defective document formatting involved
in CVE-2016-1513. Current releases of LibreOffice and Microsoft Office PowerPoint (for .ODP
files), including PowerPoint Online, are known to avoid the defect. Other ODF-supporting software
may be successful. The resulting presentation may appear corrupted or incomplete and need
not reflect an actual exploit attempt. Saving the document as a new presentation file will
be exploit-free either way.
-          <br /><br />
-          To report a suspicious document from an external source and for which OpenOffice
Impress crashes, preserve the file exactly and report to <a href="mailto:security@openoffice.apache.org">security@openoffice.apache.org</a>.
Await further instructions for submission of the file itself. Do not post files having suspected
exploits to mailing lists, the issue-reporting system, or any other public location.
         </p>
         
         <p>



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