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Apache OpenOffice Advisory

CVE-2018-11790 Arithmetic overflow and wrap around during sting length calculation

Fixed in Apache OpenOffice 4.1.6


When loading a document with smaller end line termination then the operating system uses, the defect occurs. In this case OpenOffice runs into an Arithmetic Overflow at a string length calculation.

Severity: Medium

There are no known exploits of this vulnerability.
A proof-of-concept demonstration exists.

Thanks to the reporter for discovering this issue.

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected

All Apache OpenOffice versions 4.1.5 and older are affected. versions are also affected.


Install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.6 for the latest maintenance and cumulative security fixes. Use the Apache OpenOffice download page.

Further Information

For additional information and assistance, consult the Apache OpenOffice Community Forums or make requests to the public mailing list.

The latest information on Apache OpenOffice security bulletins can be found at the Bulletin Archive page .

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