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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-12
(OpenOffice.org: Multiple vulnerabilities)
John Heasman of NGSSoftware has discovered a stack-based buffer
overflow in the StarCalc parser and an input validation error when
processing metacharacters in a link. Also OpenOffice.Org includes code
from libwpd making it vulnerable to heap-based overflows when
converting WordPerfect document tables (GLSA 200704-07).
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document, possibly leading to execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running OpenOffice.org.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All OpenOffice.org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-2.1.0-r1'
All OpenOffice.org binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-2.2.0'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25057 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0002CVE-2007-0238CVE-2007-0239
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