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

1. Impact

A security vulnerability with the way OpenOffice.org 1.1 and 2 process OLE files may allow a remote unprivileged user who provides a OpenOffice.org 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

All versions prior to OpenOffice.org 2.4

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 release:

OpenOffice.org 2.4

Security Home -> Bulletin -> CVE-2008-0320


OpenOffice.org acknowledges with thanks, an anonymous researcher working with the iDefense VCP.

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