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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache OpenOffice Vendors:   OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice Integer Overflow in rtl_allocateMemory() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020219
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020219
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2152   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 10 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 10 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0 - 2.4
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.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Office file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow in the rtl_allocateMemory() function and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on May 8, 2008.

Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs reported 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:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.4.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-2152.html

Vendor URL:  www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-2152.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 12 2008 (Sun Issues Fix for StarOffice) OpenOffice Integer Overflow in rtl_allocateMemory() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Sun has issued a fix for StarOffice.
Jun 13 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) OpenOffice Integer Overflow in rtl_allocateMemory() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Jun 13 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) OpenOffice Integer Overflow in rtl_allocateMemory() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.



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