SUSE-SA:2005:025: OpenOffice_org

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:025 (OpenOffice_org).


This security update fixes a buffer overflow in OpenOffice_org
Microsoft Word document reader which could allow a remote attacker
sending a handcrafted .doc file to execute code as the user
opening the document in OpenOffice.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0941.


WARNING: The updated packages are very large for distributions before
SUSE Linux 9.2 and 9.3.

The minimum download sizes for those are:
SUSE Linux Desktop 1: 47 MB
Novell Linux Desktop 9: 41 MB
SUSE Linux 8.2: 37 MB
SUSE Linux 9.0: 46 MB
SUSE Linux 9.1: 50 MB
SUSE Linux 9.2: 2.1 MB (using delta rpm)
SUSE Linux 9.3: 3.5 MB (using delta rpm)

Solution :

http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_25_openoffice_org.html

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18096 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0941

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