openSUSE 10 Security Update : OpenOffice_org (OpenOffice_org-2652)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27136


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Following security problems were fixed in OpenOffice_org :

CVE-2007-0002: Various problems were fixed in the Wordperfect converter library libwpd in OpenOffice_org which could be used by remote attackers to potentially execute code or crash OpenOffice_org.

CVE-2007-0238: A stack overflow in the StarCalc parser could be used by remote attackers to potentially execute code by supplying a crafted document.

CVE-2007-0239: A shell quoting problem when opening URLs was fixed which could be used by remote attackers to execute code by supplying a crafted document and making the user click on an embedded link.

Also support for the upcoming ODF - OfficeXML converter was added.


Update the affected OpenOffice_org packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27136

File Name: suse_OpenOffice_org-2652.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-kde, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-mono, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:OpenOffice_org-officebean, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0002, CVE-2007-0238, CVE-2007-0239

CWE: 119