CVE-2019-9848

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2019-08-05
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1737427: CVE-2019-9848 libreoffice: LibreLogo, a graphics script, can be manipulated into executing arbitrary python commands

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

LibreOffice has a feature where documents can specify that pre-installed scripts can be executed on various document events such as mouse-over, etc. LibreOffice is typically also bundled with LibreLogo, a programmable turtle vector graphics script, which can be manipulated into executing arbitrary python commands. By using the document event feature to trigger LibreLogo to execute python contained within a document a malicious document could be constructed which would execute arbitrary python commands silently without warning. In the fixed versions, LibreLogo cannot be called from a document event handler. This issue affects: Document Foundation LibreOffice versions prior to 6.2.5.

Find out more about CVE-2019-9848 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 libreoffice Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libreoffice Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libreoffice Out of support scope
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.

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