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CVE-2006-6628 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted DOC file, as demonstrated by the 12122006-djtest.doc file, a variant of CVE-2006-6561 in a separate codebase.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/18/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6628
Original release date:
12/18/2006
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/15/2007)

Red Hat does not consider this flaw a security issue. This flaw will only crash OpenOffice.org and presents no possibility for arbitrary code execution.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2922 External Source MILW0RM 2922
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2043 External Source SREASON 2043
http://www.milw0rm.com/sploits/12122006-djtest.doc Exploit External Source MISC http://www.milw0rm.com/sploits/12122006-djtest.doc
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454514/100/0/threaded Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20061215 Flaw in OpenOffice.org 2.1: OpenOffice 2.1 is vulnerable to MS Word 0 day vulnerability!!!
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454545/100/0/threaded Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20061215 Re: Flaw in OpenOffice.org 2.1: OpenOffice 2.1 is vulnerable to MS Word 0 day vulnerability!!!
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454722/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061217 Re: Flaw in OpenOffice.org 2.1: OpenOffice 2.1 is vulnerable to MS Word 0 day vulnerability!!!
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454737/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061218 Re: Flaw in OpenOffice.org 2.1: OpenOffice 2.1 is vulnerable to MS Word 0 day vulnerability!!!
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21618 Exploit External Source BID 21618
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5051 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-5051

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:openoffice:openoffice:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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