Scientific Linux Security Update : openoffice.org2 on SL4.5 i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60323


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


It was discovered that HSQLDB could allow the execution of arbitrary public static Java methods. A carefully crafted odb file opened in Base could execute arbitrary commands with the permissions of the user running (CVE-2007-4575)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60323

File Name: sl_20071205_openoffice_org2_on_SL4_5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/05

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4575

CWE: 94