GLSA-200704-12 : Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-12
( Multiple vulnerabilities)

John Heasman of NGSSoftware has discovered a stack-based buffer
overflow in the StarCalc parser and an input validation error when
processing metacharacters in a link. Also OpenOffice.Org includes code
from libwpd making it vulnerable to heap-based overflows when
converting WordPerfect document tables (GLSA 200704-07).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document, possibly leading to execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

All users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-2.1.0-r1'
All binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-2.2.0'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25057 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0002

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