OpenOffice.org details vulnerability

OpenOffice.org, an open-source software maker, has confirmed a buffer overflow issue that could allow for remote attacks.

The problem in its freely distributed productivity applications has been fixed, the organization said late Tuesday. But no patch has yet been publicly issued. The flaw, first discovered in late March, according to postings on the group's Web site, is present in OpenOffice Version 1.1.4 and the OpenOffice Version 2.0 beta release of the applications, as well as in earlier versions of those products.

News source: C|Net News.com

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