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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An integer truncation error, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow,
was found in the way the OpenOffice.org Impress presentation
application sanitized a file's dictionary property items. An attacker
could use this flaw to create a specially crafted Microsoft Office
PowerPoint file that, when opened, would cause OpenOffice.org Impress
to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running OpenOffice.org Impress. (CVE-2010-2935)

An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the way OpenOffice.org Impress processed polygons in input
documents. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially
crafted Microsoft Office PowerPoint file that, when opened, would
cause OpenOffice.org Impress to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running OpenOffice.org Impress.
(CVE-2010-2936)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ac7c7342

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: 60841 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2935
CVE-2010-2936