Scientific Linux Security Update : openoffice.org on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A heap overflow flaw was found in the EMF parser. An attacker could
create a carefully crafted EMF file that could cause OpenOffice.org to
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if the malicious EMF image
was added to a document or if a document containing the malicious EMF
file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2007-5746)

A heap overflow flaw was found in the OLE Structured Storage file
parser. (OLE Structured Storage is a format used by Microsoft Office
documents.) An attacker could create a carefully crafted OLE file that
could cause OpenOffice.org to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code
if the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2008-0320)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?28ce833d

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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60389 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5746
CVE-2008-0320