Debian Security Advisory DSA 4178-1 (libreoffice - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in LibreOffice's code to parse MS Word and Structured Storage files, which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed file is opened.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libreoffice on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1:4.3.3-2+deb8u11. For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:5.2.7-1+deb9u4. We recommend that you upgrade your libreoffice packages. For the detailed security status of libreoffice please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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