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CVE-2009-2414 / CVE-2009-2416

Manipulated XML documents can lead to arbitrary code execution

1. Impact

A security vulnerability in OpenOffice.org, related to XML document processing, may allow a remote unprivileged user to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of a local user running OpenOffice.org, if the local user opens crafted XML documents provided by the remote user. These XML documents may also include documents in the OpenDocument format (ODF), the default format used by OpenOffice.org.
No working exploit is known right now.

2. Affected releases

Note: OpenOffice.org 1 is not impacted by this issue.

3. Symptoms

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

4. Relief/Workaround

To workaround the described issues, do not load documents from untrusted sources. See "Resolution" below.

5. Resolution

This issue is addressed in the following releases:

6. Comments

None


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