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RHSA-2004:446: openoffice.org security update

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RHSA-2004:446: openoffice.org security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/20/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated openoffice.org packages that fix a security issue in temporary file handling are now available.

OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and drawing program. Secunia Research reported an issue with the handling of temporary files. A malicious local user could use this flaw to access the contents of another user's open documents. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0752 to this issue. All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated packages which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-openoffice-org
  • redhat-upgrade-openoffice-org-i18n
  • redhat-upgrade-openoffice-org-libs

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