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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
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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
http://qa.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=53491
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015419 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:033

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4636
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
11/12/2009