Intrusion Prevention

Apache.OpenOffice.Text.Document.Malicious.Macro.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Apache OpenOffice.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a crafted ODT file that contains malicious macros. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted ODT file.

Affected Products

Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.
Please disable Macro in OpenOffice they are not needed.