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OpenOffice.org Word Documents Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host has OpenOffice installed and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

- An integer underflow error occurs when parsing certain records in a Word document table. - An heap overflow error occurs when parsing certain records in a Word document when opening a malicious Word document.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenOffice Version prior to 3.1.1 on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to OpenOffice Version 3.1.1 or later

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)