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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200607-12
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: OpenOffice.org: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: July 28, 2006
      Bugs: #138545
        ID: 200607-12

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Synopsis
=======
OpenOffice.org is affected by three security vulnerabilities which can
be exploited to allow the execution of arbitrary code by a remote
attacker.

Background
=========
OpenOffice.org is an open source office productivity suite, including
word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, data charting,
formula editing, and file conversion facilities.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                    /  Vulnerable  /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-office/openoffice           < 2.0.3                  >= 2.0.3
  2  app-office/openoffice-bin       < 2.0.3                  >= 2.0.3
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------

Description
==========
Internal security audits by OpenOffice.org have discovered three
security vulnerabilities related to Java applets, macros and the XML
file format parser.

* Specially crafted Java applets can break through the "sandbox".

* Specially crafted macros make it possible to inject BASIC code into
  documents which is executed when the document is loaded.

* Loading a malformed XML file can cause a buffer overflow.

Impact
=====
An attacker might exploit these vulnerabilities to escape the Java
sandbox, execute arbitrary code or BASIC code with the permissions of
the user running OpenOffice.org.

Workaround
=========
Disabling Java applets will protect against the vulnerability in the
handling of Java applets. There are no workarounds for the macro and
file format vulnerabilities.

Resolution
=========
All OpenOffice.org users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/openoffice-2.0.3"

References
=========
  [ 1 ] OpenOffice.org Security Bulletin 2006-06-29
          [ 2 ] CVE-2006-2199
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-2199
  [ 3 ] CVE-2006-2198
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-2198
  [ 4 ] CVE-2006-3117
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-3117

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200607-12

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org/.

License
======
Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-200607-12: OpenOffice.org: Multiple vulnerabilities

OpenOffice.org is affected by three security vulnerabilities which can be exploited to allow the execution of arbitrary code by a remote attacker

Summary

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200607-12 https://security.gentoo.org/ Severity: Normal Title: OpenOffice.org: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: July 28, 2006 Bugs: #138545 ID: 200607-12

Synopsis ======= OpenOffice.org is affected by three security vulnerabilities which can be exploited to allow the execution of arbitrary code by a remote attacker.
Background ========= OpenOffice.org is an open source office productivity suite, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, data charting, formula editing, and file conversion facilities.
Affected packages ================ ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 app-office/openoffice < 2.0.3 >= 2.0.3 2 app-office/openoffice-bin < 2.0.3 >= 2.0.3 ------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures. -------------------------------------------------------------------
========== Internal security audits by OpenOffice.org have discovered three security vulnerabilities related to Java applets, macros and the XML file format parser.
* Specially crafted Java applets can break through the "sandbox".
* Specially crafted macros make it possible to inject BASIC code into documents which is executed when the document is loaded.
* Loading a malformed XML file can cause a buffer overflow.
Impact ===== An attacker might exploit these vulnerabilities to escape the Java sandbox, execute arbitrary code or BASIC code with the permissions of the user running OpenOffice.org.
Workaround ========= Disabling Java applets will protect against the vulnerability in the handling of Java applets. There are no workarounds for the macro and file format vulnerabilities.
Resolution ========= All OpenOffice.org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/openoffice-2.0.3"
References ========= [ 1 ] OpenOffice.org Security Bulletin 2006-06-29 [ 2 ] CVE-2006-2199 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-2199 [ 3 ] CVE-2006-2198 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-2198 [ 4 ] CVE-2006-3117 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-3117
Availability =========== This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200607-12
Concerns? ======== Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/.
License ====== Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).
The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

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