Scientific Linux Security Update : libreoffice on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

It was discovered that LibreOffice did not properly restrict automatic
link updates. By tricking a victim into opening specially crafted
documents, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to disclose
contents of files accessible by the victim. (CVE-2015-4551)

An integer underflow flaw leading to a heap-based buffer overflow when
parsing PrinterSetup data was discovered. By tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly
exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user opening the file. (CVE-2015-5212)

An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the way LibreOffice processed certain Microsoft Word .doc
files. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Microsoft
Word .doc document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the
file. (CVE-2015-5213)

It was discovered that LibreOffice did not properly sanity check
bookmark indexes. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted
document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file.
(CVE-2015-5214)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7b1b16d0

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: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87400 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4551
CVE-2015-5212
CVE-2015-5213
CVE-2015-5214

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