OpenOffice.org Impress TGA file buffer overflow

ooo-tga-bo (65441) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

OpenOffice.org is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. By persuading a victim to open an ODF or Microsoft Office document containing a specially-crafted TGA file, an attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of OpenOffice.org (3.3 or later), available from the OpenOffice.org Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support & Downloads Web site: IBM Lotus Symphony 3.0 Component Fix Pack 2 Release Notes.
  • OpenOffice.org Web site: Security Vulnerability in OpenOffice.org related to TGA file processing .
  • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2011: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - April 2011.
  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 667588: CVE-2010-4643 OpenOffice.org: heap based buffer overflow when parsing TGA files.
  • BID-46031: OpenOffice Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-4643: Heap-based buffer overflow in Impress in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.x and 3.x before 3.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Truevision TGA (TARGA) file in an ODF or Microsoft Office document.
  • DSA-2151: openoffice.org -- several vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 70718: OpenOffice.org (OOo) Impress Crafted TGA File Handling Overflow
  • RHSA-2011-0181: Important: openoffice.org and openoffice.org2 security update
  • RHSA-2011-0182: Important: openoffice.org security update
  • RHSA-2011-0183: Important: openoffice.org security and bug fix update
  • SA43913: Oracle Open Office Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA44202: IBM Lotus Symphony OpenOffice.org Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SR:2011:007: SUSE Security Summary Report

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Symphony 3.0
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications 5 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.0.z
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 2.0.0
  • Sun OpenOffice.org 2.0.3
  • Sun OpenOffice.org 2.0.4
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 2.1.0
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 2.2.0
  • Sun OpenOffice.org 2.2.1
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 2.3.0
  • Sun OpenOffice.org 2.3.1
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 2.4.0
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 2.4.1
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 2.4.2
  • Sun OpenOffice.org 2.4.3
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 3.0.0
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 3.0.1
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 3.1.0
  • Sun Openoffice.Org 3.1.1
  • Sun OpenOffice.org 3.2.0
  • Sun OpenOffice.org 3.2.1

Reported:

Jan 06, 2011

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