Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : openoffice.org/-amd64 vulnerability (USN-524-1)

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 :

An integer overflow was discovered in the TIFF handling code in
OpenOffice. If a user were tricked into loading a malicious TIFF
image, 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)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28129 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2834