Scientific Linux Security Update : libreoffice on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 102646


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


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.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102646

File Name: sl_20170801_libreoffice_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/22

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7870