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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.52108
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:375
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:375.

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 based buffer overflow bug was found in the OpenOffice.org DOC file
processor. An attacker could create a carefully crafted DOC file in such a
way that it could cause OpenOffice.org to execute arbitrary code when the
file was opened by a victim. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0941 to this issue.

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

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-375.html
http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=46388

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
5.1

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 13092
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0941
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13092
Bugtraq: 20050412 OpenOffice DOC document Heap Overflow (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395516
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200504-13.xml
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9106
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-375.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/17027
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:021 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_21_sr.html
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