LibreOffice: Information disclosure — GLSA 201802-06

A vulnerability in LibreOffice might allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files.

Affected Packages

app-office/libreoffice on all architectures
Affected versions < 5.4.5.1
Unaffected versions >= 5.4.5.1
app-office/libreoffice-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 5.4.5.1
Unaffected versions >= 5.4.5.1

Background

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools let you unleash your creativity and grow your productivity.

Description

It was discovered that missing restrictions in the implementation of the WEBSERVICE function in LibreOffice could result in the disclosure of arbitrary files.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted document using LibreOffice, possibly resulting in the disclosure of arbitrary files readable by the victim.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All LibreOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/libreoffice-5.4.5.1"
 

All LibreOffice binary users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-office/libreoffice-bin-5.4.5.1"
 

References

Release Date
February 20, 2018

Latest Revision
February 20, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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