GLSA-200504-13 : OpenOffice.Org: DOC document Heap Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-13
(OpenOffice.Org: DOC document Heap Overflow)

AD-LAB has discovered a heap overflow in the 'StgCompObjStream::Load()'
function when processing DOC documents.

Impact :

An attacker could design a malicious DOC document containing a
specially crafted header which, when processed by OpenOffice.Org, would
result in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=46388
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200504-13.xml

Solution :

All OpenOffice.Org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-1.1.4-r1'
All OpenOffice.Org binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-1.1.4-r1'
All OpenOffice.Org Ximian users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose app-office/openoffice-ximian
Note to PPC users: There is no stable OpenOffice.Org fixed version for
the PPC architecture. Affected users should switch to the latest
OpenOffice.Org Ximian version.
Note to SPARC users: There is no stable OpenOffice.Org fixed version
for the SPARC architecture. Affected users should switch to the latest
OpenOffice.Org Ximian version.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18060 (gentoo_GLSA-200504-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0941