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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60798


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


A flaw was found in the way enforced a macro security setting for macros, written in the Python scripting language, that were embedded in documents. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document and previewed the macro directory structure, it could lead to Python macro execution even if macro execution was disabled. (CVE-2010-0395)

All running instances of applications must be restarted for this update to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60798

File Name: sl_20100607_openoffice_org2_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2014/08/16

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0395