OpenOffice < 2.4.2 WMF and EMF File Handling Buffer Overflows

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4727

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).

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.4.2 or higher.

See Also

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

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31962

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4727

Family: Generic

Published: 2008/10/29

Modified: 2018/09/16

Nessus ID: 34510

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openoffice:openoffice.org

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2237, CVE-2008-2238

BID: 31962