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CVE-2010-3453 CVE-2010-3454

Security Vulnerability in OpenOffice.org related to Word document processing

1. Impact

A security vulnerability in OpenOffice.org, related to Word 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 a crafted Word document provided by the remote user.

2. Affected releases

Note: Earlier versions of OpenOffice.org are no longer supported and will not be evaluated regarding this issue.

3. Symptoms

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

4. Relief/Workaround

To workaround the described issue, do not load documents from untrusted sources.

5. Resolution

This issue is addressed in the following release: OpenOffice.org 3.3

6. Comments

OpenOffice.org acknowledges with thanks, Dan Rosenberg of Virtual Security Research.


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