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RHSA-2006-0573: Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Updated packages are now available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team. is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager,
formula editor, and drawing program.

A Sun security specialist reported an issue with the application framework.
A possible hacker could put macros into document locations that could cause to execute them when the file was opened by a victim.

A bug was found in the Java virtual machine implementation.
A possible hacker could write a carefully crafted Java applet that can break
through the "sandbox" and have full access to system resources with the
current user rights. (CVE-2006-2199)

A buffer overflow bug was found in the file processor. An
attacker could create a carefully crafted XML file that could cause to write data to an arbitrary location in memory when the
file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-3117)

All users of are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain backported fixes for these issues.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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