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CVE-2005-4636 Detail

Description

OpenOffice.org 2.0 and earlier, when hyperlinks has been disabled, does not prevent the user from clicking the WWW-browser button in the Hyperlink dialog, which makes it easier for attackers to trick the user into bypassing intended security settings.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4636
Original release date:
12/31/2005
Last revised:
11/12/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This issue did not affect the versions of OpenOffice.org as distributed with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://qa.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=53491 External Source CONFIRM http://qa.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=53491
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015419 Patch External Source SECTRACK 1015419
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:033 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:033

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