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OpenOffice Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-04-17    Last Update:  2008-04-21    Views:  14,233

Secunia Advisory SA29852

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in OpenOffice, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

1) Boundary errors in the parsing of "Attribute" and "Font Description" records in Quattro Pro files can be exploited to cause heap-based buffer overflows via a specially crafted Quattro Pro file with more than 256 records.

2) An integer underflow error in the parsing of Quattro Pro files can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted Quattro Pro file.

3) An integer overflow error in the parsing of EMR_STRETCHBLT records in EMF files can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via a specially crafted EMF file.

4) A boundary error in the parsing of "DocumentSummaryInformation" streams in OLE files can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted OLE file.

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

For more information:
SA28575

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 2.4.


Solution:
Update to version 2.4.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Independently discovered by:
* Sean Larsson, iDefense Labs
* An anonymous researcher, reported via iDefense Labs
2) An anonymous researcher, reported via iDefense Labs.
3) An anonymous researcher, reported via iDefense Labs.
4) Marsu, reported via iDefense Labs.

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

iDefense Labs:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=691
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=692
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=693
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=694

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