Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : openoffice.org vulnerabilities (USN-840-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Dyon Balding discovered flaws in the way OpenOffice.org handled
tables. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted Word
document, a remote attacker might be able to execute arbitrary code
with user privileges. (CVE-2009-0200, CVE-2009-0201)

A memory overflow flaw was discovered in OpenOffice.org's handling of
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-2009-2139).

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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41969 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36200

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0200
CVE-2009-0201
CVE-2009-2139

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