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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Integer overflow in the rtl_allocateMemory function in
sal/rtl/source/alloc_global.c in OpenOffice.org (OOo) 2.0 through 2.4
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file
that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. (CVE-2008-2152)
Also, according to bug #38874 decimal numbers on Hebrew documents
would appear as Arabic characters. Another issue (#39799) is with
measurements units configuration to format paragraphs on the menu:
(Tools -> Options -> OpenOffice.org Writer -> General). Even setting
to centimeters on (Indent & Spacing) option it shows as characters
(ch) on (Indents & Spacing) configuration on the menu: (Format ->
Paragraph -> Indents & Spacing). Moreover, a document holding
Notes edited on Microsoft Office would not show when opened with
These and a number of other OpenOffice.org issues were fixed by the
new version provided in this update.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3