Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that the XML HMAC signature system did not correctly
check certain lengths. If an attacker sent a truncated HMAC, it could
bypass authentication, leading to potential privilege escalation.
Sebastian Apelt and Frank ReiÃźner discovered that OpenOffice did not
correctly import XPM and GIF images. If a user were tricked into
opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could execute arbitrary
code with user privileges. (CVE-2009-2949, CVE-2009-2950)
Nicolas Joly discovered that OpenOffice did not correctly handle
certain Word documents. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted document, an attacker could execute arbitrary code
with user privileges. (CVE-2009-3301, CVE-2009-3302)
It was discovered that OpenOffice did not correctly handle certain VBA
macros correctly. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted document, an attacker could execute arbitrary macro commands,
bypassing security controls. (CVE-2010-0136).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 44912 ()
Bugtraq ID: 356713821838245
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0217CVE-2009-2949CVE-2009-2950CVE-2009-3301CVE-2009-3302CVE-2010-0136
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