Bug 641282 - (CVE-2010-3451) CVE-2010-3451 OpenOffice.org: Array index error by insecure parsing of broken rtf tables
CVE-2010-3451 OpenOffice.org: Array index error by insecure parsing of broken...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Depends On: 642175 642176 642184 642185 642192 642196 642200 642201 804532
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Reported: 2010-10-08 05:25 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-07-29 09:10 EDT (History)
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-10-08 05:25:30 EDT
An array index error, leading to heap based buffer overflow, was found in the way OpenOffice.org parsed RTF files.
If a user opened a specially-crafted RTF file, with broken RTF tables, in OpenOffice.org suite tool (oowriter), it could lead to denial of service (oowriter executable crash), or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the 
privileges of the user running OpenOffice.org Writer. 


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[1] http://www.cs.brown.edu/people/drosenbe/research.html

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank OpenOffice.org for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Dan Rosenberg of Virtual Security Research as the original reporter.
Comment 9 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-01-26 22:48:40 EST
Public via:
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2010-3451_CVE-2010-3452.html
Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-28 07:56:45 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2011:0181 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0181.html
Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-28 08:02:25 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2011:0182 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0182.html
Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-28 10:24:52 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:0183 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0183.html

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