Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : openoffice.org/-amd64, openoffice.org2/-amd64 vulnerability (USN-406-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 27994
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionAn integer overflow was discovered in OpenOffice.org's handling of WMF files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted WMF file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.