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solutions Security update for OpenOffice_org SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (45b2a4c2c1b2b8002e0b1a73efd03241)

Applies to

Package: OpenOffice_org
OpenOffice_org-gnome
OpenOffice_org-kde
OpenOffice_org-mono
OpenOffice_org-cs
OpenOffice_org-de
OpenOffice_org-es
OpenOffice_org-fr
OpenOffice_org-galleries
OpenOffice_org-hu
OpenOffice_org-it
OpenOffice_org-ja
OpenOffice_org-nld
OpenOffice_org-pl
OpenOffice_org-pt-BR
OpenOffice_org-sk
OpenOffice_org-zh-CN
OpenOffice_org-zh-TW
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64

Release: 20070302
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Following security problems were fixed in OpenOffice_org:
This update also brings OpenOffice_org to version 2.0.4.17, same as SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 and contains lots of bugfixes.
It also contains support for the Office XML converter hooks.
  • CVE-2007-0002: Various problems were fixed in the Wordperfect converter library libwpd in OpenOffice_org which could be used by remote attackers to potentially execute code or crash OpenOffice_org.
  • CVE-2007-0238: A stack overflow in the StarCalc parser could be used by remote attackers to potentially execute code by supplying a crafted document.
  • CVE-2007-0239: A shell quoting problem when opening URLs was fixed which could be used by remote attackers to execute code by supplying a crafted document and making the user click on an embedded link.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh OpenOffice_org.rpm OpenOffice_org-gnome.rpm OpenOffice_org-kde.rpm OpenOffice_org-mono.rpm OpenOffice_org-cs.rpm OpenOffice_org-de.rpm OpenOffice_org-es.rpm OpenOffice_org-fr.rpm OpenOffice_org-galleries.rpm OpenOffice_org-hu.rpm OpenOffice_org-it.rpm OpenOffice_org-ja.rpm OpenOffice_org-nld.rpm OpenOffice_org-pl.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt-BR.rpm OpenOffice_org-sk.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-CN.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-TW.rpm

links to download packages

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