Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.04 : libreoffice vulnerabilities (USN-4102-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 128027

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled LibreLogo scripts. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-9850, CVE-2019-9851)

It was 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-2019-9852).

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/4102-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128027

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4102-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/20

Updated: 2019/08/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libreoffice-core, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04

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: 2019/08/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/08/15

Exploitable With

Metasploit (LibreOffice Macro Python Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9850, CVE-2019-9851, CVE-2019-9852

USN: 4102-1