CVE-2015-1774

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-04-27
Bugzilla:
1216042: CVE-2015-1774 libreoffice: HWP file filter vulnerability
A flaw was found in the way the LibreOffice HWP (Hangul Word Processor) file filter processed certain HWP documents. An attacker able to trick a user into opening a specially crafted HWP document could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening that document.

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Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libreoffice) RHSA-2015:1458 2015-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libreoffice) RHBA-2015:2197 2015-11-23

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openoffice.org Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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