CentOS Update for autocorr-af CESA-2015:2619 centos7

Published: 2015-12-15 04:46:27
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Check the version of autocorr-af

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
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. It was discovered that LibreOffice did not properly restrict automatic link updates. By tricking a victim into opening specially crafted documents, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to disclose contents of files accessible by the victim. (CVE-2015-4551) An integer underflow flaw leading to a heap-based buffer overflow when parsing PrinterSetup data was discovered. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file. (CVE-2015-5212) An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way LibreOffice processed certain Microsoft Word .doc files. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted Microsoft Word .doc document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file. (CVE-2015-5213) It was discovered that LibreOffice did not properly sanity check bookmark indexes. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file. (CVE-2015-5214) All libreoffice users are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Affected Versions:
autocorr-af on CentOS 7

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-4551
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-5212
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-5213
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-5214

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2015-December/021522.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2015-12-15
Modified
2019-03-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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