Oracle Linux 7 : libreoffice (ELSA-2016-2579)
High Nessus Plugin ID 94701
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:2579 :
An update for libreoffice is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
LibreOffice is an open source, community-developed office productivity suite. It includes key desktop applications, such as a word processor, a spreadsheet, a presentation manager, a formula editor, and a drawing program. LibreOffice replaces OpenOffice and provides a similar but enhanced and extended office suite.
The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
libreoffice (220.127.116.11). (BZ#1290148)
Security Fix(es) :
* Multiple flaws were found in the Lotus Word Pro (LWP) document format parser in LibreOffice. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted LWP document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file. (CVE-2016-0794, CVE-2016-0795)
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected libreoffice packages.