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RHSA-2007:0001: openoffice.org security update

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RHSA-2007:0001: openoffice.org security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/31/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/05/2007
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated openoffice.org packages are now available. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and drawing program. Several integer overflow bugs were found in the OpenOffice.org WMF file processor. An attacker could create a carefully crafted WMF file that could cause OpenOffice.org to execute arbitrary code when the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-5870) All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported fix for this issue.

Solution(s)

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

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