Scientific Linux Security Update : openoffice.org2 on SL45, 46, 47 i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

SureRun Security Team discovered an integer overflow flaw leading to a
heap buffer overflow in the Windows Metafile (WMF) image format
parser. An attacker could create a carefully crafted document
containing a malicious WMF file that could cause OpenOffice.org to
crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim.
(CVE-2008-2237)

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in the Enhanced Windows
Metafile (EMF) parser. An attacker could create a carefully crafted
document containing a malicious EMF file that could cause
OpenOffice.org to crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code if
opened by a victim. (CVE-2008-2238)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?223f4112

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60489 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2237
CVE-2008-2238