Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : libreoffice vulnerabilities (USN-2578-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled
certain RTF files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted RTF document, a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to
crash, and possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-9093)

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled certain HWP
files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted HWP
document, a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1774).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libreoffice-core package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83110 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71313

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9093
CVE-2015-1774

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