|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:375|
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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.
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
Risk factor : High
BugTraq ID: 13092|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0941
Bugtraq: 20050412 OpenOffice DOC document Heap Overflow (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:021 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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