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Family: SuSE Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

SUSE-SA:2005:025: 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 SUSE-SA:2005:025 (OpenOffice_org).

This security update fixes a buffer overflow in OpenOffice_org
Microsoft Word document reader which could allow a remote attacker
sending a handcrafted .doc file to execute code as the user
opening the document in OpenOffice.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-0941.

WARNING: The updated packages are very large for distributions before
SUSE Linux 9.2 and 9.3.

The minimum download sizes for those are:
SUSE Linux Desktop 1: 47 MB
Novell Linux Desktop 9: 41 MB
SUSE Linux 8.2: 37 MB
SUSE Linux 9.0: 46 MB
SUSE Linux 9.1: 50 MB
SUSE Linux 9.2: 2.1 MB (using delta rpm)
SUSE Linux 9.3: 3.5 MB (using delta rpm)

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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