Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 : hsqldb, openoffice.org/-amd64 vulnerabilities (USN-609-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that arbitrary Java methods were not filtered out
when opening databases in OpenOffice.org. If a user were tricked into
running a specially crafted query, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary Java with user privileges. (CVE-2007-4575)

Multiple memory overflow flaws were discovered in OpenOffice.org's
handling of Quattro Pro, EMF, and OLE files. If a user were tricked
into opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker might be
able to execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2007-5745,
CVE-2007-5746, CVE-2007-5747, CVE-2008-0320).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32189 ()

Bugtraq ID: 26703

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4575

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