FreeBSD : Vulnerability in HWP document filter (b13af778-f4fc-11e4-a95d-ac9e174be3af)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

US-CERT/NIST reports :

The HWP filter in LibreOffice before 4.3.7 and 4.4.x before 4.4.2 and
Apache OpenOffice before 4.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a
crafted HWP document, which triggers an out-of-bounds write.

See also :

http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2015-1774.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4d14a6d6
http://www.nessus.org/u?4e1bad26

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83281 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1774

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