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Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200410-17] OpenOffice.org: Temporary files disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
OpenOffice.org: Temporary files disclosure

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-17
(OpenOffice.org: Temporary files disclosure)


On start-up, OpenOffice.org 1.1.2 creates a temporary directory with
insecure permissions. When a document is saved, a compressed copy of it can
be found in that directory.

Impact

A malicious local user could obtain the temporary files and thus read
documents belonging to other users.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0752
http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=33357


Solution:
All affected OpenOffice.org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-1.1.3"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-1.1.3"
All affected OpenOffice.org binary users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-bin-1.1.3"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-bin-1.1.3"
All affected OpenOffice.org Ximian users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-office/openoffice-ximian-1.3.4"
# emerge ">=app-office/openoffice-1.3.4"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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