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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   StarOffice Vendors:   Sun
(Sun Issues Fix for StarOffice) OpenOffice Heap Overflow in Processing EMF Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019926
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019926
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5746   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 28 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7, 8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenOffice.org Office Suite in the processing of EMF files. 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 EMF 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.

An anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via iDefense.

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 a fix for StarOffice, which is affected by this vulnerability.

SPARC Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 with patch 116519-16 or later

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120185-14 or later

* StarSuite 8 with patch 120189-14 or later

x86 Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 with patch 117073-14 or later

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120186-14 or later

* StarSuite 8 with patch 120190-14 or later

Linux Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 with patch 116518-16 or later

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120184-13 or later

* StarSuite 8 with patch 120188-13 or later

Windows Platform

* StarOffice/StarSuite 7 with patch 116520-15 or later

* StarOffice 8 with patch 120187-13 or later

* StarSuite 8 with patch 120191-13 or later

* StarSuite 8 Impress Standalone with patch 128021-03 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231661-1

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.
Apr 17 2008 OpenOffice Heap Overflow in Processing EMF Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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