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[security-alerts] FW: [SA25648] OpenOffice RTF File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



> 
> TITLE:
> OpenOffice RTF File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
> 
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> SA25648
> 
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/25648/
> 
> CRITICAL:
> Highly critical
> 
> IMPACT:
> System access
> 
> WHERE:
> From remote
> 
> SOFTWARE:
> OpenOffice 1.1.x
> http://secunia.com/product/302/
> OpenOffice.org 2.x
> http://secunia.com/product/6157/
> OpenOffice 1.0.x
> http://secunia.com/product/303/
> 
> DESCRIPTION:
> A vulnerability has been reported in OpenOffice, which can
> potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's
> system.
> 
> The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the parsing of RTF
> files and can be exploited to cause a heap based buffer overflow via
> a specially crafted RTF file.
> 
> Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
> 
> SOLUTION:
> Do not open untrusted RTF files.
> 
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> Reported in a Debian advisory crediting John Heasman.
> 
> ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
> http://www.us.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1307
> 



 




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