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
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA 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.
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).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.