Scientific Linux Security Update : on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

CVE-2009-0200 Word document Integer Underflow

CVE-2009-0201 Word document buffer overflow

An integer underflow flaw and a boundary error flaw, both possibly
leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, were found in the way parses certain records in Microsoft Word documents. An
attacker could create a specially crafted Microsoft Word document,
which once opened by an unsuspecting user, could cause
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the permissions
of the user running (CVE-2009-0200, CVE-2009-0201)

Allrunning instances of applications must be restarted
for this update to take effect.

Note: The openoffice.org2 update for SL4 has been delayed.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60661 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0200