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CVE-2009-2949

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-02-12
Bugzilla: 527540: CVE-2009-2949 openoffice.org: integer overflow in XPM processing

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the XPMReader::ReadXPM function in filter.vcl/ixpm/svt_xpmread.cxx in OpenOffice.org (OOo) before 3.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XPM file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2949 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Desktop Workstation version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2010:0101 February 12, 2010
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2010:0101 February 12, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2010:0101 February 12, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2010:0101 February 12, 2010

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