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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2014 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).

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