Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : libreoffice vulnerabilities (USN-3883-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 121640

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled certain
document files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted document, a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash,
and possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-10119, CVE-2018-10120,
CVE-2018-11790)

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled embedded SMB
connections in document files. If a user were tricked in to opening a
specially crafted document, a remote attacker could possibly exploit
this to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2018-10583)

Alex Infuhr discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled embedded
scripts in document files. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted document, a remote attacker could possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-16858).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libreoffice-core package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3883-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121640

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3883-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/07

Modified: 2019/02/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libreoffice-core, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10119, CVE-2018-10120, CVE-2018-10583, CVE-2018-11790, CVE-2018-16858

USN: 3883-1

IAVB: 2019-B-0012