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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   StarOffice Vendors:   Sun
(Sun Issues Fix for StarOffice) OpenOffice World-Readable Temporary Files Disclose Files to Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011206
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1011206
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0752   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 14 2004
Original Entry Date:  Sep 10 2004
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenOffice. A local user may be able to obtain documents belonging to another local user. Sun's StarOffice is affected.

pmladek reported that the software uses insecure temporary files. When started, OpenOffice creates a world-readable temporary directory ('/tmp/sv<RAND>.tmp'). When an OpenOffice file is saved, a compressed version (zip file) is saved in the temporary directory.

A local user can access the temporary directory and obtain the file.

The vendor was notified on August 17, 2004.

Carsten Eiram of Secunia is credited with discovering this flaw.

Impact:   A local user can obtain information belonging to another local user.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes for StarOffice (which is affected by the OpenOffice vulnerability):

Patch ID 117073-03
StarOffice/StarSuite 7_x86 (Solaris): Product patch update
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/pdownload.pl?target=117073-03&method=h


Patch ID 116519-05
StarOffice/StarSuite 7 (Solaris): Product patch update
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/pdownload.pl?target=116519-05&method=h


Patch ID 116518-05
StarOffice/StarSuite 7 (Linux): Product update patch
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/pdownload.pl?target=116518-05&method=h

Vendor URL:  www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=33357 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 10 2004 OpenOffice World-Readable Temporary Files Disclose Files to Local Users



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