OpenOffice < 2.4.1 rtl_allocateMemory() Function Crafted Document Handling Integer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a program affected by an integer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of OpenOffice installed on the remote host reportedly
contains an integer overflow vulnerability in 'rtl_allocateMemory()',
a custom memory allocation function used by the application. If an
attacker can trick a user on the affected system, he can leverage this
issue to execute arbitrary code subject to his privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b889d923
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493227/30/0/threaded
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-2152.html

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenOffice version 2.4.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33129 ()

Bugtraq ID: 29622

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2152

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