Manipulated RTF files can lead to heap overflows and arbitrary code execution
- Synopsis: Manipulated RTF files can lead to heap overflows and arbitrary code execution
- State: Resolved
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
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate this issue has occurred
There is no workaround. See "Resolution" below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases: