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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2238

Multiple integer overflows in (OOo) 2.x before 2.4.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted EMR records in an EMF file associated with a StarOffice/StarSuite document, which trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2008-10-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-09-20 2008-10-29
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2238 unix
DSA-1661 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7626 unix
DSA-1661-1 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20283 unix
ELSA-2008:0939: security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21866 unix
Multiple integer overflows in (OOo) 2.x before 2.4.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10849 unix
RHSA-2008:0939 -- security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29069 unix
RHSA-2008:0939: security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080939 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-2008-2238

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openoffice * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openoffice 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openoffice 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openoffice 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openoffice 2.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openoffice 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openoffice 2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openoffice 2.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openoffice 2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openoffice 2.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Openoffice 2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Openoffice 2.4.1 * 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openoffice 12

- References For CVE-2008-2238
GENTOO GLSA-200812-13
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
IDEFENSE 20081031 OpenOffice EMF Record Parsing Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
SECTRACK 1021121
BID 31962 OpenOffice WMF and EMF File Handling Multiple Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-01-13
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0939
VUPEN ADV-2008-3103
VUPEN ADV-2008-3153
VUPEN ADV-2008-2947
XF openoffice-emf-file-bo(46166)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10849

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2238

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