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Security update for OpenOffice_org

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(Last modified: 02MAR2007)


solutions Security update for OpenOffice_org SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bf6a5b58f07ccb9ee5cb194c18620d9f)

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-11443
Release: 20070302
Obsoletes: b38ccbe0fb2200869a3553e136fde4f2
1cb647949e71965a7fca785be403b586
fd3768697ff2063a850c558220951dd9
f7751c6a0798ba2fb691d02f65a54d42
8e48863380af6c1b5bb3fbaa945b7c79

Indications

Install this update if you are using OpenOffice_org.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Following security problems were fixed in OpenOffice_org:
  • 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-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

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