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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0573

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0573. is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager,
formula editor, and drawing program.

A Sun security specialist reported an issue with the application framework.
An attacker could put macros into document locations that could cause to execute them when the file was opened by a victim.

A bug was found in the Java virtual machine implementation.
An attacker could write a carefully crafted Java applet that can break
through the sandbox and have full access to system resources with the
current user privileges. (CVE-2006-2199)

A buffer overflow bug was found in the file processor. An
attacker could create a carefully crafted XML file that could cause to write data to an arbitrary location in memory when the
file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-3117)

All users of 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

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-2198
BugTraq ID: 18738
Bugtraq: 20060926 rPSA-2006-0173-1 (Google Search)
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#170113
Debian Security Information: DSA-1104 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:040 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: openoffice-macro-code-execution(27564)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-2199
BugTraq ID: 18737
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#243681
XForce ISS Database: openoffice-applet-sandbox-bypass(27569)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3117
BugTraq ID: 18739
XForce ISS Database: openoffice-xml-document-bo(27571)
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