GLSA-201603-05 : LibreOffice, OpenOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-05
(LibreOffice, OpenOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in both LibreOffice and OpenOffice
that allow the remote execution of arbitrary code and potential Denial of
Service. These vulnerabilities may be exploited through multiple vectors
including crafted documents, link handling, printer setup in ODF document
types, DOC file formats, and Calc spreadsheets. Please review the
referenced CVE’s for specific information regarding each.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
using the LibreOffice or OpenOffice suite of software. Execution of
these attacks could possibly result in the execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known work around at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All LibreOffice users should upgrade their respective packages to the
latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/libreoffice-4.4.2'
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=app-office/libreoffice-bin-4.4.2'# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
All OpenOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-4.1.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89811 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3524

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