OpenOffice.org is an office productivity suite that includes desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor, and a drawing program.
A numeric truncation error was found in the OpenOffice.org memory allocator. If a carefully crafted file was opened by a victim, an attacker could use this flaw to crash OpenOffice.org or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-3282)
All users of openoffice.org are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.