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OpenOffice.org 3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-02-12    Views:  12,960

Secunia Advisory SA38568

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Spoofing, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in OpenOffice.org, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, conduct spoofing attacks, or compromise a user's system.

1) The included libxml2 library fails to properly verify signatures.

This is related to:
SA21709

2) An error in the included libxmlsec library can be exploited to potentially forge a valid signature.

For more information:
SA35854

3) An error in the included MSVC Runtime package can be exploited to bypass certain security features.

For more information see vulnerability #2 in:
SA35967

4) An error in the processing XPM files can be exploited to potentially execute arbitrary code.

5) An error in the processing GIF files can be exploited to potentially execute arbitrary code.

6) An error in the processing of Word documents can be exploited to potentially execute arbitrary code.


Solution:
Update to version 3.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits:
4) Sebastian Apelt of siberas
5) Frank Reißner and Sebastian Apelt of siberas
6) Nicolas Joly of Vupen

Original Advisory:
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2006-4339.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-0217.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2493.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2949.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2950.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-3301-3302.html

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