GLSA-201703-01 : OpenOffice: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201703-01
(OpenOffice: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

An exploitable out-of-bounds vulnerability exists in OpenOffice Impress
when handling MetaActions.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
OpenDocument Presentation .ODP or Presentation Template .OTP file using
OpenOffice Impress, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0051/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201703-01

Solution :

All OpenOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-4.1.3'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97813 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1513

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