the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
  Take a third party risk management course for FREE
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2198 (aka StarOffice) 1.1.x up to 1.1.5 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to conduct unauthorized activities via an OpenOffice document with a malicious BASIC macro, which is executed without prompting the user.
Publish Date : 2006-06-30 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2006-06-09 2006-06-29
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2198 unix (aka StarOffice) 1.1.x up to 1.1.5 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 allows user-assisted attackers to conduct unaut... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11082 unix
RHSA-2006:0573: security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060573 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2198

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.1a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.1b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openoffice Openoffice 1.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.0 Rc2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.0 Rc3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.0 Rc1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.2 Rc2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.2 Rc3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.2 Rc1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.2 Rc4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.3 Rc3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.3 Rc4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.3 Rc5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Openoffice Openoffice 2.0.3 Rc6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application SUN Staroffice 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application SUN Staroffice 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openoffice Openoffice 22
SUN Staroffice 2

- References For CVE-2006-2198
GENTOO GLSA-200607-12
CERT-VN VU#170113
BID 18738 OpenOffice Arbitrary Macro Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-09-27
SECTRACK 1016414
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:040
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0573
VUPEN ADV-2006-2621
VUPEN ADV-2006-2607
XF openoffice-macro-code-execution(27564)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11082
BUGTRAQ 20060926 rPSA-2006-0173-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2198

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.