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CVE-2007-0245

Manipulated RTF files can lead to heap overflows and arbitrary code execution

1. Impact

A security vulnerability with the way OpenOffice.org processes RTF documents may allow arbitrary command execution on the system with the privileges of the user running OpenOffice.org.

We acknowledge, with thanks, John Heasman of NGS Software Ltd for bringing this issue to our attention.

2. Affected releases

All versions prior to OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

3. Symptoms

There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate this issue has occurred

4. Relief/Workaround

There is no workaround. See "Resolution" below.

5. Resolution

This issue is addressed in the following releases:

OpenOffice.org 2.2.1


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