> OpenOffice RTF File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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> Highly critical
> System access
> From remote
> OpenOffice 1.1.x
> OpenOffice.org 2.x
> OpenOffice 1.0.x
> A vulnerability has been reported in OpenOffice, which can
> potentially be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's
> 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.
> Do not open untrusted RTF files.
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> Reported in a Debian advisory crediting John Heasman.
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