LibreOffice < 4.2.8 / 4.3.5 RTF File Handling Code Execution (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host contains an application that is affected by an invalid
memory write vulnerability.

Description :

The version of LibreOffice installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
prior to 4.2.8 or 4.3.x prior to 4.3.5. It is, therefore, affected by
an invalid memory write vulnerability. An attacker, using a specially
crafted Rich Text Format (RTF) file, can exploit this to cause a
denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit this issue but has
instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to LibreOffice version 4.2.8 (, 4.3.5 ( or

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80830 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71313

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9093

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