Bug 1278827 (CVE-2015-5214)

Summary: CVE-2015-5214 libreoffice: Bookmarks in DOC documents are insufficiently checked causing memory corruption
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: caolanm, dtardon, erack, ltinkl, mstahl, sbergman
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Reopened, Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: libreoffice 4.4.6, libreoffice 5.0.1, openoffice 4.1.2 Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
It was discovered that LibreOffice did not properly sanity check bookmark indexes. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file.
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Last Closed: 2015-12-14 06:20:26 UTC Type: ---
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oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
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Bug Depends On: 1278829, 1285818, 1285819, 1285820, 1285821    
Bug Blocks: 1278830    

Description Adam Mariš 2015-11-06 13:58:49 UTC
It was found that indexes into the bookmark array were insufficiently checked for validity. A document can be constructed which refers to bookmarks that don't exist, causing memory corruption.

Products affected are LibreOffice < 4.4.6 and OpenOffice <= 4.1.1.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-11-06 13:59:18 UTC
Created libreoffice tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1278829]

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-14 05:51:00 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2619 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2619.html