CVE-2021-30245 Code execution in Apache OpenOffice via non-http(s) schemes in Hyperlinks
Fixed in Apache OpenOffice 4.1.10
Applications of the OpenOffice suite handle non-http(s) hyperlinks in an insecure way, allowing for 1-click code execution on Windows, Linux and macOS systems via malicious executable files hosted on internet-accessible file shares.
There are no known exploits of this vulnerability.
A proof-of-concept demonstration exists.
Thanks to the reporter for discovering this issue.
Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation
All Apache OpenOffice versions 4.1.9 and older are affected.
OpenOffice.org versions may also be affected.
Install Apache OpenOffice 4.1.10 for the latest maintenance and cumulative security fixes. Use the Apache OpenOffice download page .
The Apache OpenOffice Security Team would like to thank Fabian Bräunlein and Lukas Euler of Positive Security for discovering and reporting this attack vector.
The latest information on Apache OpenOffice security bulletins can be found at the Bulletin Archive page .