GLSA-201603-05 : LibreOffice, OpenOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 89811


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The 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.
Impact :

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.
Workaround :

There is no known work around at this time.


All 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'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89811

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201603-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/10

Modified: 2016/03/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libreoffice, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libreoffice-bin, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libreoffice-bin-debug, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openoffice-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3524, CVE-2014-3575, CVE-2014-3693, CVE-2014-9093, CVE-2015-1774, CVE-2015-4551, CVE-2015-5212, CVE-2015-5213, CVE-2015-5214

GLSA: 201603-05