GLSA-201703-01 : OpenOffice: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97813
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201703-01 (OpenOffice: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
An exploitable out-of-bounds vulnerability exists in OpenOffice Impress when handling MetaActions.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted OpenDocument Presentation .ODP or Presentation Template .OTP file using OpenOffice Impress, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll OpenOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/openoffice-bin-4.1.3'