Scientific Linux Security Update : openoffice.org on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

high Nessus Plugin ID 60251
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A heap overflow flaw was found in the TIFF parser. An attacker could create a carefully crafted document containing a malicious TIFF file that could cause OpenOffice.org to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim. (CVE-2007-2834)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b01c1ca6

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60251

File Name: sl_20070918_openoffice_org_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/18/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2834

CWE: 189