Oracle Linux 4 : openoffice.org (ELSA-2007-0001)

high Nessus Plugin ID 67433
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Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0001 :

Updated openoffice.org packages are now available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and drawing program.

Several integer overflow bugs were found in the OpenOffice.org WMF file processor. An attacker could create a carefully crafted WMF file that could cause OpenOffice.org to execute arbitrary code when the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-5870)

All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported fix for this issue.

Solution

Update the affected openoffice.org packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2007-January/000038.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67433

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2007-0001.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openoffice.org, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openoffice.org-i18n, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openoffice.org-kde, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openoffice.org-libs, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/5/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/31/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5870

BID: 21861

RHSA: 2007:0001