Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : openoffice.org (ELSA-2007-0848)

high Nessus Plugin ID 67561
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Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0848 :

Updated openoffice.org packages to correct a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.

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.

A heap overflow flaw was found in the TIFF parser. An attacker could create a carefully crafted document containing a malicious TIFF file that could cause OpenOffice.org to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim. (CVE-2007-2834)

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

Solution

Update the affected openoffice.org packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2007-September/000326.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2007-September/000327.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67561

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2007-0848.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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:3, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/18/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/18/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2834

RHSA: 2007:0848

CWE: 189