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OpenOffice Bug Hits Multiple Operating Systems

Sep 25, 2007, 18:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Liam Tung)

"Security experts have discovered vulnerabilities in OpenOffice.org that could allow attackers to remotely execute code on Linux, Windows or Apple Mac-based computers.

"OpenOffice version 2.0.4 and earlier versions are vulnerable to maliciously crafted TIFF files, which can be delivered in an e-mail attachment, published on a Web site or shared using peer-to-peer software. The next version of OpenOffice (version 2.3) arrived on September 17 and is not affected by the flaw..."

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