Package : openoffice.org, hsqldb
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : local (remote)
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
126.96.36.199-1etch1 of hsqldb.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.1-1 of OpenOffice.org and in version 188.8.131.52-2 of hsqldb.
For the experimental distribution this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.1~rc1-1 of OpenOffice.org and in version 184.108.40.206-1 of
We recommend that you upgrade your OpenOffice.org and hsqldb packages.
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:
will update the internal database
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