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Fedora Core 6 2007-005: openoffice.org Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openoffice.org package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-005 (openoffice.org).
OpenOffice.org is an Open Source, community-developed, multi-platform
office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications,
such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula
editor and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set
similar to other office suites. Sophisticated and flexible,
OpenOffice.org also works transparently with a variety of file
formats, including Microsoft Office.
Usage: Simply type 'ooffice' to run OpenOffice.org or select the
requested component (Writer, Calc, Draw, Impress, etc.) from your
desktop menu. On first start a few files will be installed in the
user's home, if necessary.
The OpenOffice.org team hopes you enjoy working with OpenOffice.org!
Rectifies an error patch condition where by corrupt wmf/emf
files with out of bounds values in the emf/wmf file could
enable a possible hacker by constructing a malicious file to
execute arbitrary code if opened in OpenOffice by a victim.
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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