RHSA-2004:446-01: Updated openoffice.org packages resolve security issue
Posted on: 09/15/2004 03:34 PM

Updated openoffice.org packages are available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Updated openoffice.org packages resolve security issue
Advisory ID: RHSA-2004:446-01
Issue date: 2004-09-15
Updated on: 2004-09-15
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names: CAN-2004-0752
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1. Summary:

Updated openoffice.org packages that fix a security issue in temporary file handling are now available.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386

3. 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.

Secunia Research reported an issue with the handling of temporary files. A malicious local user could use this flaw to access the contents of another user's open documents. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0752 to this issue.

All users of OpenOffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated packages which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

4. 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/

5. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm
e71cc56e9b9bf55a138b1af8b6da6ceb openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm

i386:
622d3edf4ce2cc890dc1426e34884429 openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
ecc099305001b53795fc39e4717563df openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
4f60302463e8df8f76e4eb17e261991b openoffice.org-libs-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm
e71cc56e9b9bf55a138b1af8b6da6ceb openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm

i386:
622d3edf4ce2cc890dc1426e34884429 openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
ecc099305001b53795fc39e4717563df openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
4f60302463e8df8f76e4eb17e261991b openoffice.org-libs-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm
e71cc56e9b9bf55a138b1af8b6da6ceb openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm

i386:
622d3edf4ce2cc890dc1426e34884429 openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
ecc099305001b53795fc39e4717563df openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
4f60302463e8df8f76e4eb17e261991b openoffice.org-libs-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm
e71cc56e9b9bf55a138b1af8b6da6ceb openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.src.rpm

i386:
622d3edf4ce2cc890dc1426e34884429 openoffice.org-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
ecc099305001b53795fc39e4717563df openoffice.org-i18n-1.1.0-16.14.EL.i386.rpm
4f60302463e8df8f76e4eb17e261991b openoffice.org-libs-1.1.0-16.14.EL.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.html#package

6. References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/12302/
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0752

7. Contact:

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

Copyright 2004 Red Hat, Inc.


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