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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2139

Original release date: 09/08/2009
Last revised: 07/19/2010


Heap-based buffer overflow in svtools/source/filter.vcl/wmf/enhwmf.cxx in Go-oo 2.x and 3.x before 3.0.1, previously named ooo-build and related to OpenOffice.org (OOo), allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted EMF file, a similar issue to CVE-2008-2238.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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 (09/10/2009)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of openoffice.org and openoffice.org2 packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1880
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:105
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:091
External Source: BID
Name: 36291
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:035
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090910 Re: OpenOffice.org CVE-2009-2139
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090922 Re: [oss-security] OpenOffice.org CVE-2009-2139
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20091026 Re: CVE-2009-3239 is a duplicate of CVE-2009-2139 and CVE-2009-2140
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:015
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090911 Re: OpenOffice.org CVE-2009-2139
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/ooo-build/ooo-build/commit/?id=49b4e38571912a7d28c4044e5b2bd57e51c77d55

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