CVE Database

CVE-2009-2950

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-02-12
Bugzilla: 527512: CVE-2009-2950 openoffice.org: GIF file parsing heap overflow

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the GIFLZWDecompressor::GIFLZWDecompressor function in filter.vcl/lgif/decode.cxx in OpenOffice.org (OOo) before 3.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF file, related to LZW decompression.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2950 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2010:0101 February 12, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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

External References

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