GLSA-201802-06 : LibreOffice: Information disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106887


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201802-06 (LibreOffice: Information disclosure)

It was discovered that missing restrictions in the implementation of the WEBSERVICE function in LibreOffice could result in the disclosure of arbitrary files.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted document using LibreOffice, possibly resulting in the disclosure of arbitrary files readable by the victim.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All LibreOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/libreoffice-' All LibreOffice binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/libreoffice-bin-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106887

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201802-06.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/20

Updated: 2018/06/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libreoffice, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libreoffice-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6871

GLSA: 201802-06