RHEL 7 : libreoffice (RHSA-2017:1975)
High Nessus Plugin ID 102107
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn 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.
Security Fix(es) :
* An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the way Libreoffice rendered certain documents containing Polygon images. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted LibreOffice file, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file. (CVE-2017-7870)
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.