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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2238

Original release date: 10/30/2008
Last revised: 10/30/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.x before 2.4.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted EMR records in an EMF file associated with a StarOffice/StarSuite document, which trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.

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

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32419
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://neowiki.neooffice.org/index.php/NeoOffice_2.2.5_Patch_3_New_Features#Security_fixes
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33140
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0939
External Source: BID
Name: 31962
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:026
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200812-13
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10849
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1661
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-677-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32856
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 243226
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-9313
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-9333
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2008-2238.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-677-2
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3103
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32489
Type: Advisory
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20081031 OpenOffice EMF Record Parsing Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32676
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32872
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3153
External Source: XF
Name: openoffice-emf-file-bo(46166)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2947
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32461
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32463
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021121

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10849
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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