Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 : hsqldb, openoffice.org/-amd64 vulnerabilities (USN-609-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 32189
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that arbitrary Java methods were not filtered out when opening databases in OpenOffice.org. If a user were tricked into running a specially crafted query, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary Java with user privileges. (CVE-2007-4575)
Multiple memory overflow flaws were discovered in OpenOffice.org's handling of Quattro Pro, EMF, and OLE files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker might be able to execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2007-5745, CVE-2007-5746, CVE-2007-5747, CVE-2008-0320).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.