USN-524-1: OpenOffice.org vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-524-1
4th October, 2007
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 7.04
- Ubuntu 6.10
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
An integer overflow was discovered in the TIFF handling code in OpenOffice.
If a user were tricked into loading a malicious TIFF image, a remote attacker
could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 7.04:
- openoffice.org-core 2.2.0-1ubuntu5
- Ubuntu 6.10:
- openoffice.org-core 2.0.4-0ubuntu7
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
- openoffice.org2-base 2.0.2-2ubuntu12.5
- openoffice.org-core 2.0.2-2ubuntu12.5
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart OpenOffice to effect
the necessary changes.