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Fedora Core 6 2007-005: openoffice.org

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the openoffice.org package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-005 (openoffice.org).

OpenOffice.org is an Open Source, community-developed, multi-platform
office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications,
such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula
editor and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set
similar to other office suites. Sophisticated and flexible,
OpenOffice.org also works transparently with a variety of file
formats, including Microsoft Office.

Usage: Simply type 'ooffice' to run OpenOffice.org or select the
requested component (Writer, Calc, Draw, Impress, etc.) from your
desktop menu. On first start a few files will be installed in the
user's home, if necessary.

The OpenOffice.org team hopes you enjoy working with OpenOffice.org!

Update Information:

Rectifies an error patch condition where by corrupt wmf/emf
files with out of bounds values in the emf/wmf file could
enable a possible hacker by constructing a malicious file to
execute arbitrary code if opened in OpenOffice by a victim.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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