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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2152

Integer overflow in the rtl_allocateMemory function in sal/rtl/source/alloc_global.c in (OOo) 2.0 through 2.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2008-06-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- 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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-06-09 2008-06-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0537: security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22724 unix
Integer overflow in the rtl_allocateMemory function in sal/rtl/source/alloc_global.c in (OOo) 2.0 through... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9787 unix
RHSA-2008:0537: security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080537 unix
RHSA-2008:0538: security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080538 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-2008-2152

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openoffice 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openoffice 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openoffice 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openoffice 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openoffice 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openoffice 5

- References For CVE-2008-2152
XF openoffice-rtlallocatememory-bo(42957)
BID 29622 OpenOffice 'rtl_allocateMemory()' Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-14
SECTRACK 1020219
VUPEN ADV-2008-1773
VUPEN ADV-2008-1804
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0537
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0538
GENTOO GLSA-200807-05
IDEFENSE 20080610 Multiple Vendor OpenOffice rtl_allocateMemory() Integer Overflow Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2152

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