CentOS 4 : openoffice.org2 (CESA-2008:0537)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33366

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated openoffice.org packages to correct a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and drawing program.

Sean Larsson found a heap overflow flaw in the OpenOffice memory allocator. If a carefully crafted file was opened by a victim, an attacker could use the flaw to crash OpenOffice.org or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-2152)

All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported fix to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected openoffice.org2 packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ca6770b2

http://www.nessus.org/u?87c1b4d8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33366

File Name: centos_RHSA-2008-0537.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/02

Updated: 2019/10/03

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:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-base, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-calc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-core, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-draw, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-emailmerge, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-graphicfilter, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-impress, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-javafilter, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-af_ZA, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ar, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-bg_BG, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-bn, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ca_ES, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-cs_CZ, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-cy_GB, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-da_DK, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-de, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-el_GR, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-es, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-et_EE, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-eu_ES, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-fi_FI, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-fr, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ga_IE, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-gl_ES, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-gu_IN, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-he_IL, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-hi_IN, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-hr_HR, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-hu_HU, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-it, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ja_JP, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ko_KR, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-lt_LT, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ms_MY, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-nb_NO, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-nl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-nn_NO, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-pa_IN, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-pl_PL, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-pt_BR, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-pt_PT, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ru, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-sk_SK, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-sl_SI, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-sr_CS, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-sv, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-ta_IN, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-th_TH, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-tr_TR, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-zh_CN, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-zh_TW, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-langpack-zu_ZA, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-math, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-pyuno, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-testtools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-writer, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openoffice.org2-xsltfilter, cpe:/o:centos:centos:4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2152

RHSA: 2008:0537

CWE: 189