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OpenOffice.org < 2.0.3

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the version of OpenOffice.org

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through OpenOffice.org

Description :

The remote host is running a version of OpenOffice.org which is older than
version 2.0.3.

A possible hacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of the
remote computer and have him open it. The file could be crafted in such a
way that it could exploit a buffer overflow in OpenOffice.org's XML parser,
or by containing rogue macros.


Solution :

Upgrade to OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 or newer

See also :

http://www.openoffice.org/security/CVE-2006-2198.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/CVE-2006-2199.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/CVE-2006-3117.html


Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18737, 18738, 18739

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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