Debian DSA-3236-1 : libreoffice - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83064


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Libreoffice's filter for HWP documents may result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed document is opened.


Upgrade the libreoffice packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.5.4+dfsg2-0+deb7u4.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:4.3.3-2+deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83064

File Name: debian_DSA-3236.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/27

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libreoffice, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1774

DSA: 3236