GLSA-200805-16 : Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 32353


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200805-16 ( Multiple vulnerabilities)

iDefense Labs reported multiple vulnerabilities in
multiple heap-based buffer overflows when parsing the 'Attribute' and 'Font' Description records of Quattro Pro (QPRO) files (CVE-2007-5745), an integer overflow when parsing the EMR_STRETCHBLT record of an EMF file, resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2007-5746), an integer underflow when parsing Quattro Pro (QPRO) files, resulting in an excessive loop and a stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2007-5747), and a heap-based buffer overflow when parsing the 'DocumentSummaryInformation' stream in an OLE file (CVE-2008-0320).
Furthermore, Will Drewry (Google Security) reported vulnerabilities in the memory management of the International Components for Unicode (CVE-2007-4770, CVE-2007-4771), which was resolved with GLSA 200803-20.
However, the binary version of uses an internal copy of said library.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted document, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-2.4.0' All binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-2.4.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32353

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200805-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/05/16

Modified: 2018/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openoffice, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openoffice-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/14

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (OpenOffice OLE Importer DocumentSummaryInformation Stream Handling Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4770, CVE-2007-4771, CVE-2007-5745, CVE-2007-5746, CVE-2007-5747, CVE-2008-0320

OSVDB: 41189, 41190, 44469, 44470, 44471, 44472

GLSA: 200805-16

CWE: 119, 189, 399