Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : openoffice.org vulnerabilities (USN-903-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 44912

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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that the XML HMAC signature system did not correctly check certain lengths. If an attacker sent a truncated HMAC, it could bypass authentication, leading to potential privilege escalation.
(CVE-2009-0217)

Sebastian Apelt and Frank Reissner discovered that OpenOffice did not correctly import XPM and GIF images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2009-2949, CVE-2009-2950)

Nicolas Joly discovered that OpenOffice did not correctly handle certain Word documents. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2009-3301, CVE-2009-3302)

It was discovered that OpenOffice did not correctly handle certain VBA macros correctly. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could execute arbitrary macro commands, bypassing security controls. (CVE-2010-0136).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/903-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44912

File Name: ubuntu_USN-903-1.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/25/2010

Updated: 9/19/2019

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:broffice.org, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:cli-uno-bridge, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmythes-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuno-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuno-cli-basetypes1.0-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuno-cli-cppuhelper1.0-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuno-cli-oootypes1.0-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuno-cli-types1.1-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuno-cli-ure1.0-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuno-cli-uretypes1.0-cil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mozilla-openoffice.org, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-base, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-base-core, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-calc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-core, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-dev-doc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-draw, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-dtd-officedocument1.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-emailmerge, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-evolution, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-filter-binfilter, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-filter-mobiledev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-gcj, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-gnome, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-gtk, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-headless, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-impress, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-java-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-kab, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-kde, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-l10n-in, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-l10n-za, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-math, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-officebean, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-ogltrans, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-pdfimport, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-presentation-minimizer, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-presenter-console, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-qa-api-tests, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-qa-tools, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-report-builder, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-report-builder-bin, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-sdbc-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-andromeda, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-crystal, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-galaxy, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-hicontrast, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-human, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-industrial, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-oxygen, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-tango, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-wiki-publisher, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-writer, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-uno, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ttf-opensymbol, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:uno-libs3, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:uno-libs3-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ure, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ure-dbg, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/24/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2009

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0217, CVE-2009-2949, CVE-2009-2950, CVE-2009-3301, CVE-2009-3302, CVE-2010-0136

BID: 35671, 38218, 38245

USN: 903-1

CWE: 94, 119, 189