Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : openoffice.org(2)/-amd64 vulnerability (USN-482-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

John Heasman discovered that OpenOffice did not correctly validate the
sizes of tags in RTF documents. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary
code with user privileges.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28083 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24450

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0245