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(Last modified: 18SEP2007)


solutions Security update for OpenOffice SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f06d1e55c8e342f5cdd05749c53217ca)

Applies to

Package: OpenOffice_org
OpenOffice_org-af
OpenOffice_org-ar
OpenOffice_org-be-BY
OpenOffice_org-bg
OpenOffice_org-ca
OpenOffice_org-cs
OpenOffice_org-cy
OpenOffice_org-da
OpenOffice_org-de
OpenOffice_org-el
OpenOffice_org-en
OpenOffice_org-en-GB
OpenOffice_org-en-help
OpenOffice_org-es
OpenOffice_org-et
OpenOffice_org-fi
OpenOffice_org-fr
OpenOffice_org-galleries
OpenOffice_org-gnome
OpenOffice_org-gu-IN
OpenOffice_org-hi-IN
OpenOffice_org-hr
OpenOffice_org-hu
OpenOffice_org-it
OpenOffice_org-ja
OpenOffice_org-kde
OpenOffice_org-km
OpenOffice_org-ko
OpenOffice_org-lt
OpenOffice_org-mk
OpenOffice_org-mono
OpenOffice_org-nb
OpenOffice_org-nl
OpenOffice_org-nld
OpenOffice_org-nn
OpenOffice_org-officebean
OpenOffice_org-pa-IN
OpenOffice_org-pl
OpenOffice_org-pt
OpenOffice_org-pt-BR
OpenOffice_org-ru
OpenOffice_org-rw
OpenOffice_org-sdk
OpenOffice_org-sdk-doc
OpenOffice_org-sk
OpenOffice_org-sl
OpenOffice_org-sr-CS
OpenOffice_org-st
OpenOffice_org-sv
OpenOffice_org-tr
OpenOffice_org-ts
OpenOffice_org-vi
OpenOffice_org-xh
OpenOffice_org-zh-CN
OpenOffice_org-zh-TW
OpenOffice_org-zu
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11788Zypp-Patch-Number: 4320
Release: 20070918
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update of OpenOffice_org fixes a bug in TIFF parsing code that leads to a heap overflow. (CVE-2007-2834) This bug can be exploited with user assistance to execute arbitrary code.

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-af.rpm OpenOffice_org-ar.rpm OpenOffice_org-be-BY.rpm OpenOffice_org-bg.rpm OpenOffice_org-ca.rpm OpenOffice_org-cs.rpm OpenOffice_org-cy.rpm OpenOffice_org-da.rpm OpenOffice_org-de.rpm OpenOffice_org-el.rpm OpenOffice_org-en.rpm OpenOffice_org-en-GB.rpm OpenOffice_org-en-help.rpm OpenOffice_org-es.rpm OpenOffice_org-et.rpm OpenOffice_org-fi.rpm OpenOffice_org-fr.rpm OpenOffice_org-galleries.rpm OpenOffice_org-gnome.rpm OpenOffice_org-gu-IN.rpm OpenOffice_org-hi-IN.rpm OpenOffice_org-hr.rpm OpenOffice_org-hu.rpm OpenOffice_org-it.rpm OpenOffice_org-ja.rpm OpenOffice_org-kde.rpm OpenOffice_org-km.rpm OpenOffice_org-ko.rpm OpenOffice_org-lt.rpm OpenOffice_org-mk.rpm OpenOffice_org-mono.rpm OpenOffice_org-nb.rpm OpenOffice_org-nl.rpm OpenOffice_org-nld.rpm OpenOffice_org-nn.rpm OpenOffice_org-officebean.rpm OpenOffice_org-pa-IN.rpm OpenOffice_org-pl.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt.rpm OpenOffice_org-pt-BR.rpm OpenOffice_org-ru.rpm OpenOffice_org-rw.rpm OpenOffice_org-sdk.rpm OpenOffice_org-sdk-doc.rpm OpenOffice_org-sk.rpm OpenOffice_org-sl.rpm OpenOffice_org-sr-CS.rpm OpenOffice_org-st.rpm OpenOffice_org-sv.rpm OpenOffice_org-tr.rpm OpenOffice_org-ts.rpm OpenOffice_org-vi.rpm OpenOffice_org-xh.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-CN.rpm OpenOffice_org-zh-TW.rpm OpenOffice_org-zu.rpm

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