|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:1136|
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OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet application,
presentation manager, formula editor, and a drawing program.
Multiple heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way
OpenOffice.org processed encryption information in the manifest files of
OpenDocument Format files. An attacker could provide a specially-crafted
OpenDocument Format file that, when opened in an OpenOffice.org
application, would cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
Upstream acknowledges Timo Warns as the original reporter of these issues.
All OpenOffice.org users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running
instances of OpenOffice.org applications must be restarted for this update
to take effect.
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
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-2665|
BugTraq ID: 54769
Debian Security Information: DSA-2520 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1135
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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