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FreeBSD: VID-27229C67-B8FF-11E7-9F79-AC9E174BE3AF (CVE-2017-3157): Apache OpenOffice -- multiple vulnerabilities

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FreeBSD: VID-27229C67-B8FF-11E7-9F79-AC9E174BE3AF (CVE-2017-3157): Apache OpenOffice -- multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/27/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

By exploiting the way Apache OpenOffice before 4.1.4 renders embedded objects, an attacker could craft a document that allows reading in a file from the user's filesystem. Information could be retrieved by the attacker by, e.g., using hidden sections to store the information, tricking the user into saving the document and convincing the user to send the document back to the attacker. The vulnerability is mitigated by the need for the attacker to know the precise file path in the target system, and the need to trick the user into saving the document and sending it back.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-apache-openoffice
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-apache-openoffice-devel

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