Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openoffice.org (MDVSA-2010:075)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This updates provides a security update to the OpenOffice.org
described as follow :

OpenOffice's xmlsec uses a bundled Libtool which might load .la file
in the current working directory allowing local users to gain
privileges via a Trojan horse file. For enabling such vulnerability
xmlsec has to use --enable-crypto_dl building flag however it does
not, although the fix keeps protected against this threat whenever
that flag had been enabled (CVE-2009-3736).

Addittionaly this update provides following bug fixes :

OpenOffice.org is not properly configure to use the xdg-email
functionality of the FreeDesktop standard (#52195).

Template desktop icons are not properly set up then they are not
presented under the context menu of applications like Dolphin
(#56439).

libia_ora-gnome is added as suggest as long as that package is needed
for a better look (#57385#c28).

It is enabled a fallback logic to properly select an OpenOffice.org
style whenever one is set up but that is not installed (#57530#c1,
#53284, #45133, #39043)

It is enabled the Firefox plugin for viewing OpenOffice.org documents
inside browser.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48178 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-075.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37128

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3736

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