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

High 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: High

ID: 121640

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3883-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/07

Updated: 2019/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

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

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/16

Exploitable With

Metasploit (LibreOffice Macro Code Execution)

Reference Information

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

USN: 3883-1