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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-5870

Original release date: 12/31/2006
Last revised: 09/09/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.0.4 and earlier, and possibly other versions before 2.1.0; and StarOffice 6 through 8; allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (a) WMF or (b) EMF file that triggers heap-based buffer overflows in (1) wmf/winwmf.cxx, during processing of META_ESCAPE records; and wmf/enhwmf.cxx, during processing of (2) EMR_POLYPOLYGON and (3) EMR_POLYPOLYGON16 records.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070104 High Risk Vulnerability in the OpenOffice and StarOffice Suites
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23920
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8280
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0059
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/high-risk-vulnerabilities-in-the-staroffice-suite/
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070104 Correction (High Risk Vulnerability in the OpenOffice and StarOffice Suites)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23620
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23683
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-406-1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070108 rPSA-2007-0001-1 openoffice.org
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#220288
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23600
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-905
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32611
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openoffice.org/nonav/issues/showattachment.cgi/39509/alloc.overflows.wmf.patch
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-005
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070101-01-P
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1246
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32610
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0001
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102735
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0031
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: openoffice-wmf-bo(31257)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070104 Re: [VulnWatch] High Risk Vulnerability in the OpenOffice and StarOffice Suites
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23612
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23682
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:001
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23711
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23712
Type: Advisory
External Source: VULNWATCH
Name: 20070104 High Risk Vulnerability in the OpenOffice and StarOffice Suites
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23762
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-07
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9145
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:006
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23549
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070104 Re: [VulnWatch] High Risk Vulnerability in the OpenOffice and StarOffice Suites
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017466
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23616
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=70042
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8280
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9145
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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