2009-2140 | Go-oo memory corruption (XFDB-53632 / 48172)
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A vulnerability was found in Go-oo 2.3.0/2.4.0/2.4.1. It has been rated as very critical. This issue affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in cppcanvas/source/mtfrenderer/emfplus.cxx in Go-oo 2.x and 3.x before 3.0.1, previously named ooo-build and related to OpenOffice.org (OOo), allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted EMF+ file, a similar issue to CVE-2008-2238.
The weakness was shared 09/21/2009 as confirmed git commit (GIT Repository). The advisory is shared at cgit.freedesktop.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-2140 since 06/20/2009. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/22/2021).
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 48172 (Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openoffice.org (MDVSA-2010:035)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Mandriva Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 2.4.1 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at cgit.freedesktop.org. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be patching the affected component.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Go-oo 2.4.1
09/21/2009 +93 days 🔍
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03/18/2015 +1848 days 🔍
08/22/2021 +2349 days 🔍Advisory: cgit.freedesktop.org
CVE: CVE-2009-2140 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 24924 – OpenOffice.org Go-oo x3C 3.0.1 Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability via Crafted EMF+ file, Medium
Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/22/2021 23:38
Changes: (2) source_nessus_risk vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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