Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1947-1] libreoffice security update)

Published: 2019-10-07 02:00:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libreoffice' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1947-1 advisory.

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

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in LibreOffice, the office productivity suite. CVE-2019-9848 Nils Emmerich discovered that malicious documents could execute arbitrary Python code via LibreLogo. CVE-2019-9849 Matei Badanoiu discovered that the stealth mode did not apply to bullet graphics. CVE-2019-9850 It was discovered that the protections implemented in CVE-2019-9848 could be bypassed because of insufficient URL validation. CVE-2019-9851 Gabriel Masei discovered that malicious documents could execute arbitrary pre-installed scripts. CVE-2019-9852 Nils Emmerich discovered that the protection implemented to address CVE-2018-16858 could be bypassed by a URL encoding attack. CVE-2019-9853 Nils Emmerich discovered that malicious documents could bypass document security settings to execute macros contained within the document. CVE-2019-9854 It was discovered that the protection implemented to address CVE-2019-9852 could be bypassed because of insufficient input sanitization.

Affected Versions:
'libreoffice' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1:4.3.3-2+deb8u13. We recommend that you upgrade your libreoffice Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16858
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9848
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9849
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9850
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9851
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9852
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9853
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9854

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00005.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-1947-1

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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