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Red Hat: Updated openoffice.org packages fix security issue

OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and drawing program. A heap based buffer overflow bug was found in the OpenOffice.org DOC file processor. An attacker could create a carefully crafted DOC file in such a way that it could cause OpenOffice.org to execute arbitrary code when the file was opened by a victim. Fixed packages are available from updates.redhat.com.
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: openoffice.org security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2005:375-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-375.html
Issue date:        2005-04-25
Updated on:        2005-04-25
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-0941
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1. Summary:

Updated openoffice.org packages are now available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Problem description:

OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop
applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager,
formula editor, and drawing program.

A heap based buffer overflow bug was found in the OpenOffice.org DOC file
processor. An attacker could create a carefully crafted DOC file in such a
way that it could cause OpenOffice.org to execute arbitrary code when the
file was opened by a victim. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0941 to this issue.

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

3. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.  Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages.  To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

    up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

    http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

4. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

154540 - CAN-2005-0941 openoffice.org heap overflow

5. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
28b62078a887294f683d0ef33c4fb7d8  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm

i386:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
28b62078a887294f683d0ef33c4fb7d8  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm

i386:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
28b62078a887294f683d0ef33c4fb7d8  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm

i386:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
28b62078a887294f683d0ef33c4fb7d8  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.src.rpm

i386:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
3fb7f2cc17fdbac1690731032438fa2a  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
2e5336c39975c611ffa23145d9985dbb  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
afa55ff288e8fa052fada08cc0a56235  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm
782df44227035bdae27f4d5b82548244  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm

i386:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
93e50067e6aa036fb4356846b61d730e  openoffice.org-kde-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

ppc:
9f9b16a868bac28eea5ae035a41da178  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.ppc.rpm
0bb909a3756f7256d5016cb4e8135906  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.ppc.rpm
92b028f02db5c193274486119c9ec763  openoffice.org-kde-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.ppc.rpm
02e37584c158d993c83d72dfbdc4f265  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.ppc.rpm

x86_64:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm
782df44227035bdae27f4d5b82548244  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm

i386:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
93e50067e6aa036fb4356846b61d730e  openoffice.org-kde-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm
782df44227035bdae27f4d5b82548244  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm

i386:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
93e50067e6aa036fb4356846b61d730e  openoffice.org-kde-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm
782df44227035bdae27f4d5b82548244  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.src.rpm

i386:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
93e50067e6aa036fb4356846b61d730e  openoffice.org-kde-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
700fc3a6036a9206f31bd7d9ac7db80c  openoffice.org-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
9dc5d0f31383ea144f216c7bfe18efa2  openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm
fb4760c12f39bdea783d35ddecdf7ff7  openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-24.6.0.EL4.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

6. References:

http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=46388
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0941

7. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.

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