GLSA-200710-24 : Heap-based buffer overflow

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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-200710-24
( Heap-based buffer overflow)

iDefense Labs reported that the TIFF parsing code uses untrusted values
to calculate buffer sizes, which can lead to an integer overflow
resulting in heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document, possibly leading to execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges 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-2.3.0'
All binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-2.3.0'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27556 (gentoo_GLSA-200710-24.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2834

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