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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache OpenOffice Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation, OpenOffice.org
Apache OpenOffice Calc Lets Remote Users Inject Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030755
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030755
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-3524   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 22 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.1.0 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache OpenOffice. A remote user can cause arbitrary commands to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Calc file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary Calc commands on the target system.

Windows-based systems are affected.

Rohan Durve and James Kettle of Context Information Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary Calc commands on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.1.1).
Vendor URL:  www.openoffice.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 4 2014 (LibreOffice Issues Fix) Apache OpenOffice Calc Lets Remote Users Inject Commands
LibreOffice has issued a fix.



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