Oracle Linux 7 : libreoffice (ELSA-2016-2579)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:2579 :

An update for libreoffice is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

LibreOffice is an open source, community-developed office productivity
suite. It includes key desktop applications, such as a word processor,
a spreadsheet, a presentation manager, a formula editor, and a drawing
program. LibreOffice replaces OpenOffice and provides a similar but
enhanced and extended office suite.

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
libreoffice (5.0.6.2). (BZ#1290148)

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws were found in the Lotus Word Pro (LWP) document
format parser in LibreOffice. By tricking a user into opening a
specially crafted LWP document, an attacker could possibly use this
flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening
the file. (CVE-2016-0794, CVE-2016-0795)

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-November/006467.html

Solution :

Update the affected libreoffice packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94701 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0794
CVE-2016-0795

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