This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated openoffice.org packages to correct a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation
manager, formula editor, and drawing program.
Sean Larsson found a heap overflow flaw in the OpenOffice memory
allocator. If a carefully crafted file was opened by a victim, an
attacker could use the flaw to crash OpenOffice.org or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-2152)
All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported fix to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33191 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2152