OpenOffice < 2.3 TIFF Parser Multiple Overflows

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4216

Synopsis

The remote Windows host has a program that is affected by multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote Windows host has a program that is affected by multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities. The remote host is running a version of OpenOffice.org that is affected by multiple integer overflows in its TIFF document parser that can be triggered when parsing tags in TIFF directory entries. If a remote attacker can trick a user into opening a specially-crafted TIFF document, he may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.3 or higher.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/479759/30/0/threaded

http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2007-2834.html

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=593

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4216

File Name: 4216.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2007/09/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Nessus ID: 26064

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2834

BID: 25690

OSVDB: 40546