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Vulnerability Assessment Details


Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Updated packages are now available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team. is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager,
formula editor, and drawing program.

A heap based buffer overflow bug was found in the DOC file
processor. A possible hacker could create a carefully crafted DOC file in such a
way that it could cause to execute arbitrary code when the
file was opened by a victim. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project ( has assigned the name CVE-2005-0941 to this issue.

All users of are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain backported fixes for these issues.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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