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Category:Remote file access
Title:OpenOffice senddoc Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability (Linux)
Summary:The host has OpenOffice installed and is prone to Insecure; Temporary File Creation Vulnerability.
The host has OpenOffice installed and is prone to Insecure
Temporary File Creation Vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists due to OpenOffice 'senddoc' which creates temporary files
in an insecure manner, which allows users to overwrite files via a symlink
attack on a /tmp/log.obr.##### temporary file.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation allows attackers to delete or corrupt
sensitive files, which may result in a denial of service condition.

Affected Software/OS: 2.4.1 on Linux.

Upgrade OpenOffice to higher version.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 30925
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-4937
XForce ISS Database: openoffice-senddoc-symlink(44829)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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