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CVE-2017-9806

Published: 20 November 2017

A vulnerability in the OpenOffice Writer DOC file parser before 4.1.4, and specifically in the WW8Fonts Constructor, allows attackers to craft malicious documents that cause denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
libreoffice
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(1:5.4.1-0ubuntu1)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5.1])
upstream
Released (1:3.4.3-1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial2)
zesty Not vulnerable
(1:5.3.1-0ubuntu2)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H