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SUSE-SA:2005:025: 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 SUSE-SA:2005:025 (OpenOffice_org).


This security update fixes a buffer overflow in OpenOffice_org
Microsoft Word document reader which could permit a remote attacker
sending a handcrafted .doc file to execute code as the user
opening the document in OpenOffice.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0941.


WARNING: The updated packages are very large for distributions before
SUSE Linux 9.2 and 9.3.

The minimum download sizes for those are:
SUSE Linux Desktop 1: 47 MB
Novell Linux Desktop 9: 41 MB
SUSE Linux 8.2: 37 MB
SUSE Linux 9.0: 46 MB
SUSE Linux 9.1: 50 MB
SUSE Linux 9.2: 2.1 MB (using delta rpm)
SUSE Linux 9.3: 3.5 MB (using delta rpm)


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_25_openoffice_org.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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