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CVE-2006-5870 Detail

Current Description

Multiple integer overflows in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.0.4 and earlier, and possibly other versions before 2.1.0; and StarOffice 6 through 8; allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (a) WMF or (b) EMF file that triggers heap-based buffer overflows in (1) wmf/winwmf.cxx, during processing of META_ESCAPE records; and wmf/enhwmf.cxx, during processing of (2) EMR_POLYPOLYGON and (3) EMR_POLYPOLYGON16 records.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070101-01-P.asc
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2007-q1/0002.htmly
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2344
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Jan/0001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-07.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017466
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102735-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1246
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/220288 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:006
http://www.ngssoftware.com/advisories/high-risk-vulnerabilities-in-the-staroffice-suite/
http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=70042 Patch
http://www.openoffice.org/nonav/issues/showattachment.cgi/39509/alloc.overflows.wmf.patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0001.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455943/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455947/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455954/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/455964/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/456271/100/100/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-406-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0031 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0059 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31257
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-905
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8280
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9145

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8280
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8280
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9145
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9145

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5870
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018