Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : openoffice.org(2)/-amd64, ia32-libs-openoffice.org vulnerabilities (USN-444-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 28041

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

A stack overflow was discovered in OpenOffice.org's StarCalc parser.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2007-0238)

A flaw was discovered in OpenOffice.org's link handling code. If a user were tricked into clicking a link in a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary shell commands with user privileges. (CVE-2007-0239).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/444-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28041

File Name: ubuntu_USN-444-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/10

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:broffice.org, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ia32-libs-openoffice.org, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libmythes-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:mozilla-openoffice.org, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-base, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-calc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-core, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-dev-doc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-draw, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-dtd-officedocument1.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-evolution, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-filter-mobiledev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-filter-so52, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-gcj, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-gnome, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-gtk, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-gtk-gnome, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-impress, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-java-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-kde, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-l10n-en-us, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-math, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-officebean, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-qa-api-tests, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-qa-tools, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-crystal, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-default, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-hicontrast, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-style-industrial, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org-writer, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-base, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-calc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-core, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-dev-doc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-draw, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-evolution, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-filter-so52, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-gnome, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-impress, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-java-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-kde, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-l10n-en-us, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-math, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-officebean, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openoffice.org2-writer, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-uno, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ttf-opensymbol, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/27

Reference Information

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

USN: 444-1