GLSA-201408-19 : OpenOffice, LibreOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201408-19
(OpenOffice, LibreOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenOffice and
Libreoffice. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for
details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
using OpenOffice, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, execution
of arbitrary Python code, authentication bypass, or reading and writing
of arbitrary files.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201408-19

Solution :

All OpenOffice (binary) users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=app-office/openoffice-bin-3.5.5.3'
All LibreOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/libreoffice-4.2.5.2'
All LibreOffice (binary) users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=app-office/libreoffice-bin-4.2.5.2'
We recommend that users unmerge OpenOffice:
# emerge --unmerge 'app-office/openoffice'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true