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USN121-1 : openoffice.org vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
openoffice.org vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- openoffice.org
- openoffice.org-bin
- openoffice.org-crashrep
- openoffice.org-gtk-gnome
- openoffice.org-kde
- openoffice.org-l10n-af
- openoffice.org-l10n-ar
- openoffice.org-l10n-ca
- openoffice.org-l10n-cs
- openoffice.org-l10n-cy
- openoffice.org-l10n-da
- openoffice.org-l10n-de
- openoffice.org-l10n-el
- openoffice.org-l10n-en
- openoffice.org-l10n-es
- openoffice.org-l10n-et
- openoffice.org-l10n-eu
- openoffice.org-l10n-fi
- o
[...]

Description :

The StgCompObjStream::Load() failed to check the validity of a length
field in documents. If a possible hacker tricked a user to open a specially
crafted OpenOffice file, this triggered a buffer overflow which could
lead to arbitrary code execution with the rights of the user
opening the document.

The update for Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog) also contains a
translation update: The "openoffice.org-l10n-xh" package now contains
actual Xhosa translations (the previous version just shipped English
strings).

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- openoffice.org-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- openoffice.org-bin-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- openoffice.org-crashrep-1.1.2-2ubuntu6.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- openoffice.org-gtk-gnome-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- openoffice.org-kde-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- openoffice.org-l10n-af-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- openoffice.org-l10n-ar-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- openoffice.org-l10n-ca-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- openoffice.org-l10n-cs-1.1.3-8ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- open
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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