Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : openoffice.org/-amd64 vulnerability (USN-524-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 28129
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionAn integer overflow was discovered in the TIFF handling code in OpenOffice. If a user were tricked into loading a malicious TIFF image, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.