GLSA-200707-02 : Two buffer overflows

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200707-02
( Two buffer overflows)

John Heasman of NGSSoftware has discovered a heap-based buffer overflow
when parsing the 'prdata' tag in RTF files where the first token is
smaller than the second one (CVE-2007-0245). Additionally, the
OpenOffice binary program is shipped with a version of FreeType that
contains an integer signedness error in the n_points variable in file
truetype/ttgload.c, which was covered by GLSA 200705-22

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document, possibly leading to execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

All users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-2.2.1'
All binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-2.2.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25660 (gentoo_GLSA-200707-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0245

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