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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache OpenOffice Vendors:   OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice.org Impress Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024352
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024352
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2935, CVE-2010-2936   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 23 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.2.1
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in OpenOffice.org Impress. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Microsoft Office PowerPoint file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer truncation error and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-2935]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Microsoft Office PowerPoint file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-2936]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Charlie Miller of Independent Security Evaluators 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 source code fix.
Vendor URL:  www.openoffice.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)
Underlying OS Comments:  Tested on Windows

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 23 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) OpenOffice.org Impress Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.



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