Bug 1278827 - (CVE-2015-5214) CVE-2015-5214 libreoffice: Bookmarks in DOC documents are insufficiently checked causing memory corruption
CVE-2015-5214 libreoffice: Bookmarks in DOC documents are insufficiently chec...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Reopened, Security
Depends On: 1278829 1285818 1285819 1285820 1285821
Blocks: 1278830
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Reported: 2015-11-06 08:58 EST by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2015-12-14 01:20 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: libreoffice 4.4.6, libreoffice 5.0.1, openoffice 4.1.2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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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 01:20:26 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:2619 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: libreoffice security update 2015-12-14 05:50:11 EST

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Description Adam Mariš 2015-11-06 08:58:49 EST
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 08:59:18 EST
Created libreoffice tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1278829]
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-14 00:51:00 EST
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

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