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Secunia Security Advisory 26891

Secunia Security Advisory 26891
Posted Sep 25, 2007
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Sun has acknowledged a vulnerability in Sun StarOffice, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 26891

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TITLE:
Sun StarOffice Office Suite TIFF Parsing Integer Overflow
Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA26891

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/26891/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
System access

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
StarOffice 6.x
http://secunia.com/product/2089/
StarOffice / StarSuite 7.x
http://secunia.com/product/3062/
StarOffice / StarSuite 8.x
http://secunia.com/product/10337/

DESCRIPTION:
Sun has acknowledged a vulnerability in Sun StarOffice, which
potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to integer overflows when
processing certain tags within TIFF images. This can be exploited to
cause heap-based buffer overflows by e.g. tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted document.

Successful exploitation may allow the execution of arbitrary code.

For more information:
SA26816

The vulnerabilities are reported in StarOffice 6.0 Office Suite,
StarOffice 7 Office Suite, and StarOffice 8 Office Suite.

SOLUTION:
Apply patches.

-- SPARC Platform --

StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0:
Apply patch 112885-09 or later

StarOffice/StarSuite 7:
Apply patch 116519-15 or later

StarOffice 8:
Apply patch 120185-12 or later

StarSuite 8:
Apply patch 120189-12 or later

-- x86 Platform --

StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0:
Apply patch 112886-09 or later

StarOffice/StarSuite 7:
Apply patch 117073-13 or later

StarOffice 8:
Apply patch 120186-12 or later

StarSuite 8:
Apply patch 120190-12 or later

-- Linux Platform --

StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0:
Apply patch 112887-09 or later

StarOffice/StarSuite 7:
Apply patch 116518-15 or later

StarSuite 8:
Apply patch 120184-11 or later

StarOffice 8:
Apply patch 120188-11 or later


-- Windows Platform --

StarOffice/StarSuite 6.0:
Apply patch 112888-09 or later

StarOffice/StarSuite 7:
Apply patch 116520-14 or later

StarOffice 8:
Apply patch 120187-11 or later

StarSuite 8:
Apply patch 120191-11 or later

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Discovered by an anonymous researcher and reported via iDefense Labs.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Sun:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102994-1

iDefense Labs:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=593

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA26816:
http://secunia.com/advisories/26816/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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