Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Multiple memory overflow flaws were discovered in OpenOffice.org's
handling of WMF and EMF files. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted document, a remote attacker might be able to execute
arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2008-2237, CVE-2008-2238)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov discovered that senddoc, as included in
OpenOffice.org, created temporary files in an insecure way. Local
users could exploit a race condition to create or overwrite files with
the privileges of the user invoking the program. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. (CVE-2008-4937).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36611 ()
Bugtraq ID: 31962
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2237CVE-2008-2238CVE-2008-4937
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