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

High Nessus Plugin ID 33129


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


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.


Upgrade to OpenOffice version 2.4.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33129

File Name: openoffice_241.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/06/10

Modified: 2011/09/10

Dependencies: 25551

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/

Required KB Items: SMB/OpenOffice/Build

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2152

BID: 29622

OSVDB: 46052

Secunia: 30599

CWE: 189