Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openoffice.org (MDVSA-2010:075)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48178
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis updates provides a security update to the OpenOffice.org described as follow :
OpenOffice's xmlsec uses a bundled Libtool which might load .la file in the current working directory allowing local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file. For enabling such vulnerability xmlsec has to use --enable-crypto_dl building flag however it does not, although the fix keeps protected against this threat whenever that flag had been enabled (CVE-2009-3736).
Addittionaly this update provides following bug fixes :
OpenOffice.org is not properly configure to use the xdg-email functionality of the FreeDesktop standard (#52195).
Template desktop icons are not properly set up then they are not presented under the context menu of applications like Dolphin (#56439).
libia_ora-gnome is added as suggest as long as that package is needed for a better look (#57385#c28).
It is enabled a fallback logic to properly select an OpenOffice.org style whenever one is set up but that is not installed (#57530#c1, #53284, #45133, #39043)
It is enabled the Firefox plugin for viewing OpenOffice.org documents inside browser.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.