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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800129
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.
Description:Summary:
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:
OpenOffice.org 2.4.1 on Linux.

Solution:
Upgrade OpenOffice to higher version.

CVSS Score:
2.6

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 30925
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-4937
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30925
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-13.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:070
http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2
http://secunia.com/advisories/32856
http://secunia.com/advisories/33140
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-677-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-677-2
XForce ISS Database: openoffice-senddoc-symlink(44829)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44829
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2008 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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