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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   LibreOffice Vendors:   libreoffice.org
LibreOffice Out-of-Bounds Memory Write Error in DOC Style Parser Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039733
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039733
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12608   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 3 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network


Description:   A vulnerability was reported in LibreOffice. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted document file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an out-of-bounds memory write error in the DOC style parser execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.0.2, 5.1.0).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.libreoffice.org/about-us/security/advisories/CVE-2017-12608

Vendor URL:  www.libreoffice.org/about-us/security/advisories/CVE-2017-12608 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 3 2017 (Ubuntu Issues Fix for LibreOffice) LibreOffice Out-of-Bounds Memory Write Error in DOC Style Parser Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Ubuntu has issued a fix for LibreOffice for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS.
Jan 2 2018 (Apache Issues Fix for Apache OpenOffice) LibreOffice Out-of-Bounds Memory Write Error in DOC Style Parser Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Apache has issued a fix for Apache OpenOffice.



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Subject:  https://www.libreoffice.org/about-us/security/advisories/CVE-2017-12608

 
 


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