OpenOffice.org TIFF file buffer overflow

openoffice-tiff-bo (36656) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

OpenOffice.org is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by multiple integer overflow errors when processing TIFF directory entries for certain tags. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted TIFF file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the user.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of OpenOffice.org (2.3 or later), available from the OpenOffice.org Web site. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux (openoffice.org):
Refer to DSA-1375-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Mandriva Linux:
Refer to MDKSA-2007:186 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux (OpenOffice_org):
Refer to SUSE-SA:2007:052 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Solaris:
Refer to Sun Alert ID: 102994 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux (openoffice.org/-amd64):
Refer to USN-524-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

  • iDefense PUBLIC ADVISORY: 09.17.07: Multiple Vendor OpenOffice TIFF File Parsing Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities.
  • OpenOffice.org Security Bulletin CVE-2007-2834: Manipulated TIFF files can lead to heap overflows and arbitrary code execution.
  • OpenOffice.org Web site: OpenOffice.org: Home.
  • Sun Alert ID: 102994: Manipulated TIFF Files or Documents Containing Manipulated TIFF Files May Lead to Heap Overflows and Arbitrary Code Execution.
  • ASA-2007-391: OpenOffice.org security update (RHSA-2007-0848)
  • ASA-2007-408: Manipulated TIFF Files or Documents Containing Manipulated TIFF Files May Lead to Heap Overflows and Arbitrary Code Execution (Sun 102994)
  • BID-25690: OpenOffice TIFF File Parser Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2834: Integer overflow in the TIFF parser in OpenOffice.org (OOo) before 2.3; and Sun StarOffice 6, 7, and 8 Office Suite (StarSuite); allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TIFF file with crafted values of unspecified length fields, which triggers allocation of an incorrect amount of memory, resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow.
  • DSA-1375: openoffice.org -- buffer overflow
  • GLSA-200710-24: OpenOffice.org: Heap-based buffer overflow
  • MDKSA-2007:186: Updated openoffice.org packages fix TIFF parser vulnerability
  • RHSA-2007-0848: Important: openoffice.org security update
  • SA26816: OpenOffice 2 TIFF Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • SA26839: OpenOffice TIFF Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • SA26891: Sun StarOffice Office Suite TIFF Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018702: OpenOffice Buffer Overflow in Processing TIFF Images Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SUSE-SA:2007:052: OpenOffice_org TIFF problem
  • USN-524-1: OpenOffice.org vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-3184: OpenOffice.org TIFF Tags Processing Command Execution Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-3262: Sun Security Update Fixes StarOffice/StarSuite Code Execution Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 7.04
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP1
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1
  • OpenOffice OpenOffice.org prior to 2.3
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.5.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.5.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server
  • Sun StarOffice 6.0 SPARC
  • Sun StarSuite 6.0 x86
  • Sun StarSuite 6.0
  • Sun StarSuite 7.0 x86
  • Sun StarSuite 7.0 SPARC
  • Sun StarSuite 7.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1

Reported:

Sep 17, 2007

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