Package : openoffice.org, hsqldb Vulnerability : programming error Problem type : local (remote) Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2007-4575
A vulnerability has been discovered in HSQLDB, the default database engine shipped with OpenOffice.org. This could result in the execution of arbitrary Java code embedded in a OpenOffice.org database document with the user's privilege. This update requires an update of both openoffice.org and hsqldb.
The old stable distribution (sarge) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.4.dfsg.2-7etch4 of OpenOffice.org and in version 18.104.22.168-1etch1 of hsqldb.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.1-1 of OpenOffice.org and in version 22.214.171.124-2 of hsqldb.
For the experimental distribution this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.1~rc1-1 of OpenOffice.org and in version 126.96.36.199-1 of hsqldb.
We recommend that you upgrade your OpenOffice.org and hsqldb packages.
Upgrade Instructions - --------------------
wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given at the end of this advisory:
apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch - -------------------------------