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OpenOffice.org Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2009-09-01    Last Update:  2009-10-19    Views:  16,896

Secunia Advisory SA35036

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) An integer underflow error when parsing certain records can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted Microsoft Word document.

2) A boundary error when parsing certain records can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted Microsoft Word document.

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

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 3.1.0. Prior versions may also be affected.

3) Two errors in the processing of XML documents can be exploited to potentially execute arbitrary code via specially crafted XML documents.

This is related to:
SA36631

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 3.1.1 and 2.4.3.


Solution:
Update to version 3.1.1 or 2.4.3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1, 2) Dyon Balding, Secunia Research.
3) Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-26/
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-27/

Sun:
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-0200-0201.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2414-2416.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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