Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2151-1 openoffice.org -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 26 Jan 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2010-3450, CVE-2010-3451, CVE-2010-3452, CVE-2010-3453, CVE-2010-3454, CVE-2010-3689, CVE-2010-4253, CVE-2010-4643.
- More information:
Several security related problems have been discovered in the OpenOffice.org package that allows malformed documents to trick the system into crashes or even the execution of arbitrary code.
During an internal security audit within Red Hat, a directory traversal vulnerability has been discovered in the way OpenOffice.org 3.1.1 through 3.2.1 processes XML filter files. If a local user is tricked into opening a specially-crafted OOo XML filters package file, this problem could allow remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files belonging to local user or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.
During his work as a consultant at Virtual Security Research (VSR), Dan Rosenberg discovered a vulnerability in OpenOffice.org's RTF parsing functionality. Opening a maliciously crafted RTF document can cause an out-of-bounds memory read into previously allocated heap memory, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
Dan Rosenberg discovered a vulnerability in the RTF file parser which can be leveraged by attackers to achieve arbitrary code execution by convincing a victim to open a maliciously crafted RTF file.
As part of his work with Virtual Security Research, Dan Rosenberg discovered a vulnerability in the WW8ListManager::WW8ListManager() function of OpenOffice.org that allows a maliciously crafted file to cause the execution of arbitrary code.
As part of his work with Virtual Security Research, Dan Rosenberg discovered a vulnerability in the WW8DopTypography::ReadFromMem() function in OpenOffice.org that may be exploited by a maliciously crafted file which allows an attacker to control program flow and potentially execute arbitrary code.
Dmitri Gribenko discovered that the soffice script does not treat an empty LD_LIBRARY_PATH variable like an unset one, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
A heap based buffer overflow has been discovered with unknown impact.
A vulnerability has been discovered in the way OpenOffice.org handles TGA graphics which can be tricked by a specially crafted TGA file that could cause the program to crash due to a heap-based buffer overflow with unknown impact.
For the stable distribution (lenny) these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.1+dfsg-1+lenny11.
For the upcoming stable distribution (squeeze) these problems have been fixed in version 3.2.1-11+squeeze1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 3.2.1-11+squeeze1.
For the experimental distribution these problems have been fixed in version 3.3.0~rc3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your OpenOffice.org packages.