CVE-2018-16858

Published: 04 February 2019

It was found that libreoffice before versions 6.0.7 and 6.1.3 was vulnerable to a directory traversal attack which could be used to execute arbitrary macros bundled with a document. An attacker could craft a document, which when opened by LibreOffice, would execute a Python method from a script in any arbitrary file system location, specified relative to the LibreOffice install location.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
libreoffice
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.0.7/6.1.3)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(1:6.0.7-0ubuntu0.18.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial6)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5.5])
Patches:
Upstream: https://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?h=libreoffice-6-0&id=b1c85cdb37a47998f8ab135fbc96f186334b171c (6.0)