GLSA-200801-19 : GOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200801-19
(GOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities)

GOffice includes a copy of PCRE which is vulnerable to multiple buffer
overflows and memory corruptions vulnerabilities (GLSA 200711-30).

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open specially crafted documents
with GOffice, which could possibly lead to the execution of arbitrary
code, a Denial of Service or the disclosure of sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200711-30.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200801-19.xml

Solution :

All GOffice 0.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/goffice-0.4.3'
All GOffice 0.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/goffice-0.6.1'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 30136 (gentoo_GLSA-200801-19.nasl)

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