Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : libreoffice vulnerability (USN-1536-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled certain
encryption tags in Open Document Text (.odt) files. If a user were
tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause
LibreOffice to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected libreoffice-core package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61525 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54769

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2665