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Security update for OpenOffice_org

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(Last modified: 05DEC2005)


solutions Security update for OpenOffice_org SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6bcb3b200d060bdda9c16bb013ec5b54)

Applies to

Package: OpenOffice_org
OpenOffice_org-ar
OpenOffice_org-ca
OpenOffice_org-cs
OpenOffice_org-da
OpenOffice_org-de
OpenOffice_org-el
OpenOffice_org-en-help
OpenOffice_org-en
OpenOffice_org-es
OpenOffice_org-et
OpenOffice_org-fi
OpenOffice_org-fr
OpenOffice_org-gnome
OpenOffice_org-hu
OpenOffice_org-it
OpenOffice_org-ja
OpenOffice_org-kde
OpenOffice_org-ko
OpenOffice_org-nl
OpenOffice_org-pl
OpenOffice_org-pt-BR
OpenOffice_org-pt
OpenOffice_org-ru
OpenOffice_org-sk
OpenOffice_org-sl
OpenOffice_org-sv
OpenOffice_org-tr
OpenOffice_org-zh-CN
OpenOffice_org-zh-TW
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10711
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update if you are using OpenOffice_org.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This is an update to OpenOffice.org, version 1.1.5. See http://download.openoffice.org/1.1.5/release_notes_1.1.5.html for more details about this version. It includes import filters for the new OpenDocument Formats, which are used in OpenOffice.org-2.0 by default.
It also includes a security fix for a buffer overflow in OpenOffice_org Microsoft Word document reader which could allow a remote attacker sending a handcrafted .doc file to execute code as the user opening the document in OpenOffice.

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-ar.rpm OpenOffice_org-ca.rpm OpenOffice_org-cs.rpm OpenOffice_org-da.rpm OpenOffice_org-de.rpm OpenOffice_org-el.rpm OpenOffice_org-en-help.rpm OpenOffice_org-en.rpm OpenOffice_org-es.rpm OpenOffice_org-et.rpm OpenOffice_org-fi.rpm OpenOffice_org-fr.rpm OpenOffice_org-gnome.rpm OpenOffice_org-hu.rpm OpenOffice_org-it.rpm OpenOffice_org-ja.rpm OpenOffice_org-kde.rpm OpenOffice_org-ko.rpm OpenOffice_org-nl.rpm OpenOffice_org-pl.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt-BR.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt.rpm OpenOffice_org-ru.rpm OpenOffice_org-sk.rpm OpenOffice_org-sl.rpm OpenOffice_org-sv.rpm OpenOffice_org-tr.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-CN.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-TW.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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