Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : (ELSA-2007-0033)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67443

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VPR Score: 6.6


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0033 :

Updated packages to correct security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and drawing program.

iDefense reported an integer overflow flaw in libwpd, a library used internally to for handling Word Perfect documents. An attacker could create a carefully crafted Word Perfect file that could cause to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2007-1466)

John Heasman discovered a stack overflow in the StarCalc parser in An attacker could create a carefully crafted StarCalc file that could cause to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2007-0238)

Flaws were discovered in the way handled hyperlinks. An attacker could create an document which could run commands if a victim opened the file and clicked on a malicious hyperlink. (CVE-2007-0239)

All users of are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported fixes for these issues.

Red Hat would like to thank Fridrich Strba for alerting us to the issue CVE-2007-1466 and providing a patch, and John Heasman for CVE-2007-0238.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67443

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2007-0033.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/, p-cpe:/, p-cpe:/, p-cpe:/, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:3, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0238, CVE-2007-0239, CVE-2007-1466

BID: 22812, 23006, 23067

RHSA: 2007:0033

CWE: 189