Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : OpenOffice.org (MDKSA-2005:082)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

AD-LAB discovered a heap overflow in the StgCompObjStream::Load()
function when OpenOffice.org processes DOC documents. If an attacker
created a malicious DOC document that contained a specially crafted
header, it could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user
running OpenOffice.org.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

See also :

http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=46388

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18236 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-082.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0941

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