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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Security update to address - CVE-2008-2237: Manipulated WMF files - CVE-2008-2238: Manipulated EMF files as described at
Fedora Update Notification
2008-10-31 08:44:46

Name        :
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.4.2
Release     : 18.1.fc9
URL         :
Summary     : comprehensive office suite.
Description : is an Open Source, community-developed, multi-platform
office productivity suite.  It includes the key desktop applications,
such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula
editor and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set
similar to other office suites.  Sophisticated and flexible, also works transparently with a variety of file
formats, including Microsoft Office.

Usage: Simply type "ooffice" to run or select the
requested component (Writer, Calc, Impress, etc.) from your
desktop menu. On first start a few files will be installed in the
user's home, if necessary.

Update Information:

Security update to address  - CVE-2008-2237: Manipulated WMF files  -
CVE-2008-2238: Manipulated EMF files  as described at

* Wed Oct 29 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.2-18.1
- Resolves: ooo#94495 Toggle weblayout/normal layout and notes
- Resolves: rhbz#465792
- Resolves: rhbz#468336
- CVE-2008-2237: Manipulated WMF files
- CVE-2008-2238: Manipulated EMF files
* Tue Aug 26 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.1-17.6
- Resolves: CVE-2008-3282 numeric truncation error in OOo memory allocator
- add
* Wed Jul 23 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.1-17.5
- Resolves: rhbz#452376 backport workspace.locdat30.patch for Serbian
- Resolves: rhbz#452376 update Serbian translations
- Resolves: rhbz#452379 extend Serbian translations
- Resolves: rhbz#452374 add
- Resolves: rhbz#452385 add postgress-jdbc to default classpath
- Resolves: rhbz#456292
- Resolves: rhbz#457193
- Resolves: rhbz#457303 notes related right click in empty space crash
- rhbz#455711 add
* Fri Jun 13 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.1-17.4
- Resolves: rhbz#451485 fix vertical glyphs
- Resolves: rhbz#450661
- Resolves: rhbz#448464
- Resolves: rhbz#450930
* Fri Jun  6 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.1-17.3
- remove pointless "register" dialog request
- Resolves: rhbz#450212
* Tue Jun  3 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.1-17.2
- filter out -fasynchronous-unwind-tables because it doesn't work with -Os
  on i386
- Resolves: rhbz#448553
* Sun Jun  1 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.1-17.1
- Resolves: rhbz#445588 add
- drop integrated
- drop integrated workspace.os114.patch
* Thu May 22 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.0-12.10
- rebuild
- Resolves: rhbz#447199 add workspace.impress138.patch
- Resolves: rhbz#447212 nostrict-aliasing is broken gcc#36187
* Mon May 12 2008 Caolan McNamara  - 1:2.4.0-12.9
- Resolves: rhbz#444571 add
- Resolves: rhbz#445318 fix notes related crash
- Resolves: rhbz#445953 backport 2.4.1 ww8 bidi digit fixes
- Resolves: rhbz#446005 there's something very wrong here, but every
  attempt to isolate it makes it go away
- add

  [ 1 ] Bug #462639 - CVE-2008-2237 WMF integer overflow
  [ 2 ] Bug #466528 - CVE-2008-2238 multiple EMF buffer overflows

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

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