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RHSA-2004-446: openoffice.org Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openoffice.org packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated openoffice.org packages that fix a security issue in temporary file
handling are now available.
OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager,
formula editor, and drawing program.
Secunia Research reported an issue with the handling of temporary files. A
malicious local user could use this flaw to access the contents of another
user's open documents. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0752 to this issue.
All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-446.html
Threat Level: High
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