GLSA-201603-05 : LibreOffice, OpenOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 89811
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-05 (LibreOffice, OpenOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in both LibreOffice and OpenOffice that allow the remote execution of arbitrary code and potential Denial of Service. These vulnerabilities may be exploited through multiple vectors including crafted documents, link handling, printer setup in ODF document types, DOC file formats, and Calc spreadsheets. Please review the referenced CVE’s for specific information regarding each.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file using the LibreOffice or OpenOffice suite of software. Execution of these attacks could possibly result in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known work around at this time.
SolutionAll LibreOffice users should upgrade their respective packages to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/libreoffice-4.4.2' # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/libreoffice-bin-4.4.2'# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/libreoffice-bin-debug-4.4.2' All OpenOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-4.1.2'