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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   StarOffice Vendors:   Sun
(Sun Issues Advisory for StarOffice) OpenOffice.org Office Suite Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code or Shell Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017819
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017819
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0239   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 27 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6, 7, and 8 Update 6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenOffice.org Office Suite. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Sun StarOffice is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted document that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow in the StarCalc parser and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2007-0238]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Next Generation Security discovered this vulnerability.

A remote user can create a specially crafted URI that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system [CVE-2007-0239]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create a document that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Sun has issued an advisory indicating that StarOffice is affected by the URI vulnerability [CVE-2007-0239]. Sun is working on a fix.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102807-1

Cause:   Boundary error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 20 2007 OpenOffice.org Office Suite Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code or Shell Commands



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