CVE-2009-2949

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2010:0101 2010-02-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2010:0101 2010-02-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 RHSA-2010:0101 2010-02-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2010:0101 2010-02-12

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 openoffice.org 1.1.5-10.6.0.7.EL4.3 Fixed
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 openoffice.org2 2.0.4-5.7.0.6.1.el4_8.3 Fixed