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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   StarOffice Vendors:   Sun
(Sun Issues Fix for StarOffice) OpenOffice.org Office Suite Heap Overflow in Parsing RTF Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018264
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018264
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0245   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

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. StarOffice is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted RTF file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vulnerability resides in '/sw/sw/source/filter/rtf/swparrtf.cxx'.

John Heasman discovered this vulnerability.


Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes for StarOffice, which is affected by this vulnerability.

SPARC Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0 PP7 with patch 112885-08 or later
* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 PP10 with patch 116519-14 or later
* StarOffice 8 Update 7 with patch 120185-11 or later
* StarSuite 8 Update 7 with patch 120189-11 or later

x86 Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0 PP7 with patch 112886-08 or later
* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 PP10 with patch 117073-12 or later
* StarOffice 8 Update 7 with patch 120186-11 or later
* StarSuite 8 Update 7 with patch 120190-11 or later

Linux Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0 PP7 with patch 112887-08 or later
* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 PP10 with patch 116518-14 or later
* StarOffice 8 Update 7 with patch 120184-10 or later
* StarSuite 8 Update 7 with patch 120188-10 or later

Windows Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0 PP7 with patch 112888-08 or later
* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 PP10 with patch 116520-13 or later
* StarOffice 8 Update 7 with patch 120187-10 or later
* StarSuite 8 Update 7 with patch 120191-10 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102917-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102917-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 13 2007 OpenOffice.org Office Suite Heap Overflow in Parsing RTF Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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