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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2520-1 (openoffice.org)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to openoffice.org announced via advisory DSA 2520-1.

Insight

Insight

Timo Warns from PRE-CERT discovered multiple heap-based buffer overflows in OpenOffice.org, an office productivity suite. The issues lies in the XML manifest encryption tag parsing code. Using specially crafted files, an attacker can cause application crash and could cause arbitrary code execution. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.1-11+squeeze7. openoffice.org package has been replaced by libreoffice in testing (wheezy) and unstable (sid) distributions. For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.5.4-7. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.5.4-7.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your openoffice.org packages.

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