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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache OpenOffice Vendors:   OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice VBA Macro Security Controls Can Be Bypassed
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023588
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023588
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0136   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 12 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.2 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenOffice. A remote user can bypass VBA macro security controls.

A remote user can create a specially crafted document that, when loaded by the target user, will execute a VBA macro with the ability to bypass macro security controls.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute VBA macros on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix.
Vendor URL:  www.openoffice.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 12 Feb 2010 19:40:26 +0000
Subject:  OpenOffice


CVE-2010-0136

    It was discovered that macro security settings were insufficiently
    enforced for VBA macros.



 
 


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