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  Severity: Normal
     Title: OpenOffice.org: User-assisted arbitrary code execution
      Date: December 30, 2007
      Bugs: #200771, #201799
        ID: 200712-25

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Synopsis
========

An unspecified vulnerability has been reported in OpenOffice.org,
possibly allowing for the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

OpenOffice.org is an open source office productivity suite, including
word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, data charting,
formula editing, and file conversion facilities.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                    /  Vulnerable  /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-office/openoffice           < 2.3.1                  >= 2.3.1
  2  app-office/openoffice-bin       < 2.3.1                  >= 2.3.1
  3  dev-db/hsqldb                  < 1.8.0.9               >= 1.8.0.9
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     3 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------

Description
===========

The HSQLDB engine, as used in Openoffice.org, does not properly enforce
restrictions to SQL statements.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary Java
code with the privileges of the user running OpenOffice.org.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All OpenOffice.org users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/openoffice-2.3.1"

All OpenOffice.org binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/openoffice-bin-2.3.1"

All HSQLDB users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/hsqldb-1.8.0.9"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-4575
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4575

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-25.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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