USN-524-1: vulnerability

04 October 2007 vulnerability



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.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 7.04
Ubuntu 6.10
Ubuntu 6.06

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart OpenOffice to effect
the necessary changes.