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<glsa id="200405-04">
<title> vulnerability when using DAV servers</title>
Several format string vulnerabilities are present in the Neon library
included in, allowing remote execution of arbitrary code
when connected to an untrusted WebDAV server.
<product type="ebuild">openoffice</product>
<announced>May 11, 2004</announced>
<revised>October 27, 2004: 02</revised>
<package name="app-office/openoffice" auto="yes" arch="x86">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.1-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.1.1</vulnerable>
<package name="app-office/openoffice" auto="yes" arch="ppc">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.3-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.0.3-r1</vulnerable>
<package name="app-office/openoffice" auto="yes" arch="sparc">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.0-r4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.1.0-r3</vulnerable>
<package name="app-office/openoffice-ximian" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.51-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.1.51</vulnerable>
<package name="app-office/openoffice-bin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.2</vulnerable>
<package name="app-office/openoffice-ximian-bin" auto="no" arch="*">
<vulnerable range="le">1.1.52</vulnerable>
<p> is an office productivity suite, including word processing,
spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, data charting, formula editing, and
file conversion facilities.
<p> includes code from the Neon library in functions related to
publication on WebDAV servers. This library is vulnerable to several format
string attacks.
<impact type="high">
If you use the WebDAV publication and connect to a malicious WebDAV server,
this server can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code
with the rights of the user running
As a workaround, you should not use the WebDAV publication facilities.
There is no Ximian binary version including the fix yet. All
users of the openoffice-ximian-bin package making use of the WebDAV
openoffice-ximian source-based package.
openoffice users on the x86 architecture should:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-1.1.1-r1"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-1.1.1-r1"</code>
openoffice users on the sparc architecture should:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-1.1.0-r3"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-1.1.0-r3"</code>
openoffice users on the ppc architecture should:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-1.0.3-r1"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-1.0.3-r1"</code>
openoffice-ximian users should:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-ximian-1.1.51-r1"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-ximian-1.1.51-r1"</code>
openoffice-bin users should:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-bin-1.1.2"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-bin-1.1.2"</code>
<uri link="">CAN-2004-0179</uri>
<uri link="/security/en/glsa/glsa-200405-01.xml">Neon vulnerabilities (GLSA 200405-01)</uri>
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