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Security Advisory Important: openoffice.org security update

Advisory: RHSA-2008:0538-7
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2008-06-12
Last updated on: 2008-06-12
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.6.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.6.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2008-2152
CVE-2008-2366

Details

Updated openoffice.org packages to correct two security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

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

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

Sean Larsson found a heap overflow flaw in the OpenOffice memory allocator.
If a carefully crafted file was opened by a victim, an attacker could use
the flaw to crash OpenOffice.org or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2008-2152)

It was discovered that certain libraries in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
and 4 openoffice.org packages had an insecure relative RPATH (runtime
library search path) set in the ELF (Executable and Linking Format) header.
A local user able to convince another user to run OpenOffice in an
attacker-controlled directory, could run arbitrary code with the privileges
of the victim. (CVE-2008-2366)

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


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: efff0bb3107592e534634e413cf6afc8
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 37747e277e1962183cc0bd21d7fe1b97
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: cbce56c4cb237e757dff2e4c845f4fdf
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: efff0bb3107592e534634e413cf6afc8
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 37747e277e1962183cc0bd21d7fe1b97
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: cbce56c4cb237e757dff2e4c845f4fdf
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
PPC:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 5a7a242550176597bd9d5c64bca902f8
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: f3aaa65e66b161f0b2bd99cae4c736e8
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: e9b8f0da03b1e1cc923bacec13494f67
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: af0ca87266318cfd343b5fd347716808
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.6.z)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 37747e277e1962183cc0bd21d7fe1b97
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: cbce56c4cb237e757dff2e4c845f4fdf
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
PPC:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm     MD5: 5a7a242550176597bd9d5c64bca902f8
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm     MD5: f3aaa65e66b161f0b2bd99cae4c736e8
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm     MD5: e9b8f0da03b1e1cc923bacec13494f67
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.ppc.rpm     MD5: af0ca87266318cfd343b5fd347716808
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: efff0bb3107592e534634e413cf6afc8
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 37747e277e1962183cc0bd21d7fe1b97
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: cbce56c4cb237e757dff2e4c845f4fdf
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.6.z)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 37747e277e1962183cc0bd21d7fe1b97
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: cbce56c4cb237e757dff2e4c845f4fdf
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm     MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: efff0bb3107592e534634e413cf6afc8
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: be429594feaa1d8611ac0220c6786d37
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: dc32ab3de8122ba820b8bc8646295996
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.2-42.2.0.EL3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0643
    MD5: 0de31f2c727c4d12b499cb0a423c16fe
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 37747e277e1962183cc0bd21d7fe1b97
 
IA-32:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-kde-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: cbce56c4cb237e757dff2e4c845f4fdf
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
x86_64:
openoffice.org-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 0dd914fe2d2f502394a438e85f4eac02
openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: 1c89ce6a66801c0a80064c494b746255
openoffice.org-libs-1.1.5-10.6.0.5.EL4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0181
    MD5: a82d63a313bab8c2234548fec540a290
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

450518 - CVE-2008-2152 OpenOffice.org overflow possible on allocation
450532 - CVE-2008-2366 openoffice.org: insecure relative RPATH in OOo 1.1.x packages


References



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