Critical

CVE-2009-0259 - Resource Management Errors vulnerability in Openoffice.ORG

Publication: 2009-01-22
Summary

The Word processor in OpenOffice.org 1.1.2 through 1.1.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) .doc, (2) .wri, or (3) .rtf Word 97 file that triggers memory corruption, as exploited in the wild in December 2008, as demonstrated by 2008-crash.doc.rar, and a similar issue to CVE-2008-4841.

Classification
CWE-399: Resource Management Errors

Risk level (CVSS 9.3)

Critical

9.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Openoffice Openoffice.ORG 1.1.2
  • Openoffice Openoffice.ORG 1.1.3
  • Openoffice Openoffice.ORG 1.1.4
  • Openoffice Openoffice.ORG 1.1.5