CentOS Update for openoffice.org CESA-2010:0643 centos3 i386

Published: 2010-08-30 14:59:25
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
Check for the Version of openoffice.org

Affected Versions:
openoffice.org on CentOS 3

Technical Details:
OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet application, presentation manager, formula editor, and a drawing program. 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 users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, this erratum provides updated openoffice.org Linux Distribution Packages. For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, this erratum provides updated openoffice.org and openoffice.org2 Linux Distribution Packages. All running instances of OpenOffice.org applications must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2935
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2936

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-August/016936.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2010-08-30
Modified
2018-01-19
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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