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CVE-2009-0200 / CVE-2009-0201

Manipulated Word documents can lead to heap overflows and arbitrary code execution

1. Impact

A security vulnerability with the way OpenOffice.org processes Word documents may allow a remote unprivileged user who provides a Word document that is opened by a local user to execute arbitrary commands on the system with the privileges of the user running OpenOffice.org.
No working exploit is known right now.

2. Affected releases

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:

6. Comments

OpenOffice.org acknowledges with thanks, Dyon Balding of Secunia Research.


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