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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60839

Synopsis

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

Description

An integer truncation error, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way the OpenOffice.org Impress presentation application sanitized a file's dictionary property items. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted Microsoft Office PowerPoint file that, when opened, would cause OpenOffice.org Impress to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running OpenOffice.org Impress. (CVE-2010-2935)

An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way OpenOffice.org Impress processed polygons in input documents. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted Microsoft Office PowerPoint file that, when opened, would cause OpenOffice.org Impress to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running OpenOffice.org Impress.
(CVE-2010-2936)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?66392cbd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60839

File Name: sl_20100823_openoffice_org2_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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: 2010/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2935, CVE-2010-2936