OpenOffice < 2.4.2 WMF and EMF File Handling Buffer Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a program affected by multiple buffer
overflows.

Description :

The version of OpenOffice 2.x installed on the remote host is earlier
than 2.4.2. Such versions are affected by several issues :

- Specially crafted WMF files can lead to heap-based
overflows and arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-2237).

- Specially crafted EMF files can lead to heap-based
overflows and arbitrary code execution (CVE-2008-2238).

See also :

http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-2237.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-2238.html

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenOffice version 2.4.2 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 : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 34510 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31962

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2237
CVE-2008-2238

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