Package : openoffice.org Vulnerability : buffer overflow Problem type : local (remote) Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2007-2834
A heap overflow vulnerability has been discovered in the TIFF parsing code of the OpenOffice.org suite. The parser uses untrusted values from the TIFF file to calculate the number of bytes of memory to allocate. A specially crafted TIFF image could trigger an integer overflow and subsequently a buffer overflow that could cause the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.3-9sarge8.
For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.4.dfsg.2-7etch2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.1-9.
For the experimental distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.0~src680m224-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your openoffice.org packages.
Upgrade Instructions - --------------------
wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given at the end of this advisory:
apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge - --------------------------------