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CVE-2010-3689

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-01-26
Bugzilla: 641224: CVE-2010-3689 OpenOffice.org: soffice insecure LD_LIBRARY_PATH setting

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

soffice in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 3.x before 3.3 places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3689 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
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-2011:0182 January 28, 2011
RHEL Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2011:0182 January 28, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (openoffice.org) RHSA-2011:0183 January 28, 2011

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Dmitri Gribenko for reporting this issue.

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