RHEL 3 : openoffice.org (RHSA-2004:446)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated openoffice.org packages that fix a security issue in temporary
file handling are now available.

OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation
manager, formula editor, and drawing program.

Secunia Research reported an issue with the handling of temporary
files. A malicious local user could use this flaw to access the
contents of another user's open documents. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2004-0752 to this issue.

All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2004-0752.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-446.html

Solution :

Update the affected openoffice.org, openoffice.org-i18n and / or
openoffice.org-libs packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14739 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0752