FreeBSD : Vulnerability in HWP document filter (b13af778-f4fc-11e4-a95d-ac9e174be3af)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83281


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


US-CERT/NIST reports :

The HWP filter in LibreOffice before 4.3.7 and 4.4.x before 4.4.2 and Apache OpenOffice before 4.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HWP document, which triggers an out-of-bounds write.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83281

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b13af778f4fc11e4a95dac9e174be3af.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/08

Updated: 2018/11/10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache-openoffice, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache-openoffice-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libreoffice, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1774