Bug 226966 - CVE-2007-0238 StarCalc overflow
CVE-2007-0238 StarCalc overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
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Reported: 2007-02-02 06:25 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0033
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-22 06:40:16 EDT
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch for 1.5 (852 bytes, patch)
2007-02-02 06:25 EST, Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
no flags Details | Diff
Patch for 2 (942 bytes, patch)
2007-02-02 06:26 EST, Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-02-02 06:25:52 EST
John Heasman discovered the StarCalc parser in OpenOffice 2.1 and earlier
contains an easily exploitable stack overflow (at least on the win32 version)
due to incorrect handling of the "Note" record.

If a user opens an untrusted StarCalc document it can potentially run arbitrary
attacker code supplied in the file.  This is therefore a serious issue.

No embargo date set
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-02-02 06:25:52 EST
Created attachment 147211 [details]
Patch for 1.5
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-02-02 06:26:57 EST
Created attachment 147212 [details]
Patch for 2
Comment 3 Caolan McNamara 2007-02-03 14:00:15 EST
RHEL-3: openoffice_org-1.1.2-37.2.0.EL3
RHEL-4: openoffice_org-1.1.5-9.6.0.EL4
RHEL-4: openoffice_org2-2.0.4-5.5.0
Comment 5 Caolan McNamara 2007-02-05 04:19:37 EST
no response with a date from CVE submitter, I *suspect* the same as the libwpd date.
Comment 9 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-03-22 04:01:36 EDT
well the embargo looks busted by http://lwn.net/Articles/227144/
removing our embargo
Comment 10 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-03-22 06:40:16 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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