Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : openoffice.org vulnerabilities (USN-1496-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 59833
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the Lotus Word Pro import filter in OpenOffice.org. The default compiler options for affected releases should reduce the vulnerability to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2685)
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that OpenOffice.org could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted Word document. (CVE-2011-2713)
Integer overflows were discovered in the graphics loading code of several different image types. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause OpenOffice.org to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2012-1149)
Sven Jacobi discovered an integer overflow when processing Escher graphics records. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted PowerPoint file, an attacker could cause OpenOffice.org to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2012-2334).
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SolutionUpdate the affected openoffice.org-core package.