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Sun Alert 102994 Manipulated TIFF Files or Documents Containing Manipulated TIFF Files May Lead to Heap Overflows and Arbitrary Code Execution

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Product: StarOffice 7 Office Suite, StarOffice 6.0 Office Suite, StarOffice 8 Office Suite

A security vulnerability with the way StarOffice/StarSuite 6, 7, and 8 process TIFF files may allow a remote unprivileged user who provides a StarOffice/StarSuite document that is opened by a local user to execute arbitrary commands on the system with the privileges of the user running StarOffice/StarSuite.

Sun acknowledges with thanks, an anonymous researcher working with the iDefense VCP (http://labs.idefense.com/vcp/).

This issue is also described in the following document:

Avoidance: Patch
State: Resolved
First released: 24-Sep-2007

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