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Security update for OpenOffice_org

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(Last modified: 18DEC2006)


solutions Security update for OpenOffice_org SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b38ccbe0fb2200869a3553e136fde4f2)

Applies to

Package: OpenOffice_org
OpenOffice_org-cs
OpenOffice_org-de
OpenOffice_org-en
OpenOffice_org-fr
OpenOffice_org-it
OpenOffice_org-nl
OpenOffice_org-ar
OpenOffice_org-ca
OpenOffice_org-da
OpenOffice_org-el
OpenOffice_org-es
OpenOffice_org-et
OpenOffice_org-fi
OpenOffice_org-gnome
OpenOffice_org-hu
OpenOffice_org-ja
OpenOffice_org-kde
OpenOffice_org-ko
OpenOffice_org-pl
OpenOffice_org-pt
OpenOffice_org-pt-BR
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): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11357
Release: 20061218
Obsoletes: 9c33c18a6978aefd174b5768b865e8ce
06e6754ef4168e45075415036c96260a
6bcb3b200d060bdda9c16bb013ec5b54

Indications

Install this update if you are using OpenOffice_org.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Following security problem was fixed in OpenOffice_org:
  • CVE-2006-5870: Bufferoverflows in WMF and Enhanced WMF handling in OpenOffice_org could be used to potentially execute code or crash OpenOffice_org. It is necessary that the user can be tricked to open a prepared document.

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-cs.rpm OpenOffice_org-de.rpm OpenOffice_org-en.rpm OpenOffice_org-fr.rpm OpenOffice_org-it.rpm OpenOffice_org-nl.rpm OpenOffice_org-ar.rpm OpenOffice_org-ca.rpm OpenOffice_org-da.rpm OpenOffice_org-el.rpm OpenOffice_org-es.rpm OpenOffice_org-et.rpm OpenOffice_org-fi.rpm OpenOffice_org-gnome.rpm OpenOffice_org-hu.rpm OpenOffice_org-ja.rpm OpenOffice_org-kde.rpm OpenOffice_org-ko.rpm OpenOffice_org-pl.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt-BR.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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