Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : (ELSA-2009-1426)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67919


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:1426 :

Updated packages that correct security issues 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. is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and a drawing program.

An integer underflow flaw and a boundary error flaw, both possibly leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, were found in the way parses certain records in Microsoft Word documents. An attacker could create a specially crafted Microsoft Word document, which once opened by an unsuspecting user, could cause to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running (CVE-2009-0200, CVE-2009-0201)

All users of are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.
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: 67919

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-1426.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0200, CVE-2009-0201

BID: 36200

RHSA: 2009:1426

CWE: 119, 189