[USN-1537-1] OpenOffice.org vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Aug 14 01:38:32 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1537-1
August 13, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
OpenOffice.org could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted file.
- openoffice.org: Office productivity suite
It was discovered that OpenOffice.org incorrectly handled certain
encryption tags in Open Document Text (.odt) files. If a user were tricked
into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause
OpenOffice.org to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart OpenOffice.org to make
all the necessary changes.
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