Vulnerability CVE-2016-6804


Published: 2017-11-20

Description:
The Apache OpenOffice installer (versions prior to 4.1.3, including some branded as OpenOffice.org) for Windows contains a defective operation that allows execution of arbitrary code with elevated privileges. This requires that the location in which the installer is run has been previously poisoned by a file that impersonates a dynamic-link library that the installer depends upon.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 Privilege Escalation
Himanshu Mehta
27.10.2016

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

Vendor: Apache
Product: Openoffice 
Version: 4.1.2;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93774
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037016
https://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2016-6804.html

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