|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0537|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager,
formula editor, and drawing program.
Sean Larsson found a heap overflow flaw in the OpenOffice memory allocator.
If a carefully crafted file was opened by a victim, an attacker could use
the flaw to crash OpenOffice.org or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported fix to correct this issue.
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 : Critical
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-2152|
BugTraq ID: 29622
XForce ISS Database: openoffice-rtlallocatememory-bo(42957)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2008 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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