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From Terry <terauck-aou...@yahoo.com.au>
Subject Re: CVE-2012-0037: OpenOffice.org data leakage vulnerability
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2012 00:59:27 GMT
Evidently there is a readme file: "Download, unzip and follow the instructions in the enclosed
readme.pdf file."


----- Original Message -----
> From: John Boyle <jhnboyle788@gmail.com>
> To: ooo-users@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: 
> Sent: Monday, 26 March 2012 11:13 AM
> Subject: Re: CVE-2012-0037: OpenOffice.org data leakage vulnerability
> 
> On 3/25/2012 1:59 AM, Martin Groenescheij wrote:
>>  Hi Boiling John,
>> 
>>  You could be a little more polite, keep in mind that Rob provide this patch 
> to protect or security.
>>  The instructions are clear and I didn't had a problem to install it.
>> 
>>  Martin
>> 
>>  On 25/03/2012 5:18 PM, John Boyle wrote:
>>>  On 3/22/2012 6:16 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>  Please note, this is the official security bulletin, targeted for
>>>>  security professionals.  If you are an OpenOffice.org 3.3 user, and
>>>>  are able to apply the mentioned patch, then you are encouraged to 
> do
>>>>  so.  If someone else supports or manages your desktop, then please
>>>>  forward this information to them.
>>>> 

>>>> <snip>
>>>> 
>>>  To Rob Weir: I have been a user of computers since the TRS 80 from 
> Tandy and a user of OpenOffice for I don't know how many years! The asinine 
> patch that was put out to be installed was badly done and I cannot use it 
> whatsoever! Now, if someone cannot get it to their heads that a patch must be a 
> simple install from the get go, then they are going to lose users of open office 
> for their arrogance. A four-part Idiotic message claiming to give you a patch is 
> actually totally worthless! Have you ever heard of the DUMMIES books and method 
> of approach to this problem?:-( :-( :-(
>>> 
>>> <snip>
>> 
>> 
> To Rob and Martin: I had no intention of being Impolite, but I never found any 
> third page I keep hearing about and cannot figure how to install the patch! I 
> was just asking if there wasn't a simpler way or where the heck was the 
> patch at? I can't figure it out from what you've gotten And I started 
> with computers on a TRS 80 computer. I simply would like to get my OpenOffice 
> patched correctly and am asking if it's at all possible?:-\
> 

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