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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   StarOffice Vendors:   Sun
(Sun Issues Fix for StarOffice) OpenOffice Bug in HSQLDB Database Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Java Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019069
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019069
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-4575   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 12 2007
Original Entry Date:  Dec 11 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenOffice. 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 file that, when loaded by the target user, will exploit a flaw in the included HSQLDB database and execute arbitrary Java code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary Java code on the target user's system.
Solution:   StarOffice 8 and StarSuite 8 are affected by this vulnerability.

Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120185-13 or later
* StarSuite 8 with patch 120189-13 or later

x86 Platform

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120186-13 or later
* StarSuite 8 with patch 120190-13 or later

Linux

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120184-12 or later
* StarSuite 8 with patch 120188-12 or later

Windows

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120187-12 or later
* StarSuite 8 with patch 120191-12 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103141-1

Cause:   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.
Dec 5 2007 OpenOffice Bug in HSQLDB Database Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Java Code



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