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OpenOffice Multiple Highly Critical Vulnerabilities

Software:

The vulnerabilities are reported in OpenOffice versions prior to 2.4.

Description of the vulnerabilities:

1) Multiple unspecified errors in the processing of EMF, Quattro Pro, and OLE files can be exploited to cause heap-based buffer overflows.

2) Two errors in the processing of ODF text documents containing specially crafted XForms can be exploited to corrupt heap memory.

Solution:

Update to version 2.4.

Source: Secunia

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April 18, 2008 - Posted by | Advisories, Alerts, Downloads, Recommended External Security Related Links | , , , ,

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