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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   LibreOffice Vendors:   libreoffice.org
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) LibreOffice Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Files and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034088
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034088
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4551, CVE-2015-5212, CVE-2015-5213   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 5 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 4.4.5
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in LibreOffice. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain files on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted document that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a bug in the handling of documents inserted into Writer or Calc via links and access arbitrary documents on the target user's system [CVE-2015-4551].

Federico "fox" Scrinzi reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can create an ODF file containing specially crafted PrinterSetup data that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2015-5212].

A remote user can create a specially crafted DOC file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2015-5213].

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code or obtain files on the target user's system.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2793-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2793-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.04

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