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OpenOffice Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008 @ 22:32:39 PDT
Topic: Security


SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA29852

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/29852/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

IMPACT: System access

SOFTWARE:
OpenOffice.org 2.x http://secunia.com/product/6157/
OpenOffice 1.1.x http://secunia.com/product/302/
OpenOffice 1.0.x http://secunia.com/product/303/

DESCRIPTION: Some vulnerabilities have been reported in OpenOffice, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system. Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code. The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 2.4.




1) Multiple unspecified errors in the processing of EMF, Quattro Pro, and OLE files can be exploited to cause heap-based buffer overflows.

2) Two errors in the processing of ODF text documents containing specially crafted XForms can be exploited to corrupt heap memory.

For more information: SA28575

SOLUTION: Update to version 2.4.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: 1) The vendor credits an anonymous researcher working with the iDefense VCP.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: OpenOffice:
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2007-5746.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2007-4770.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2007-5745.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-0320.html

OTHER REFERENCES: SA28575: http://secunia.com/advisories/28575/






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