Scientific Linux Security Update : libreoffice on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87400

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

It was discovered that LibreOffice did not properly restrict automatic link updates. By tricking a victim into opening specially crafted documents, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to disclose contents of files accessible by the victim. (CVE-2015-4551)

An integer underflow flaw leading to a heap-based buffer overflow when parsing PrinterSetup data was discovered. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file. (CVE-2015-5212)

An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way LibreOffice processed certain Microsoft Word .doc files. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Microsoft Word .doc document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file. (CVE-2015-5213)

It was discovered that LibreOffice did not properly sanity check bookmark indexes. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file.
(CVE-2015-5214)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a4c9833f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87400

File Name: sl_20151214_libreoffice_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 2.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/16

Updated: 2018/12/28

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4551, CVE-2015-5212, CVE-2015-5213, CVE-2015-5214