Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18096
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionThe remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:025 (OpenOffice_org).
This security update fixes a buffer overflow in OpenOffice_org Microsoft Word document reader which could allow a remote attacker sending a handcrafted .doc file to execute code as the user opening the document in OpenOffice.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0941.
WARNING: The updated packages are very large for distributions before SUSE Linux 9.2 and 9.3.
The minimum download sizes for those are:
SUSE Linux Desktop 1: 47 MB Novell Linux Desktop 9: 41 MB SUSE Linux 8.2: 37 MB SUSE Linux 9.0: 46 MB SUSE Linux 9.1: 50 MB SUSE Linux 9.2: 2.1 MB (using delta rpm) SUSE Linux 9.3: 3.5 MB (using delta rpm)