Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : openoffice.org(2)/-amd64 vulnerability (USN-482-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 28083
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionJohn Heasman discovered that OpenOffice did not correctly validate the sizes of tags in RTF documents. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.