Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : libreoffice vulnerabilities (USN-2578-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83110

Synopsis

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

Description

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled certain RTF files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted RTF document, a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-9093)

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled certain HWP files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted HWP document, a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1774).

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/2578-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83110

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2578-1.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/28

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libreoffice-core, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9093, CVE-2015-1774

BID: 71313

USN: 2578-1