Upstream information

CVE-2018-14939 at MITRE

Description

The get_app_path function in desktop/unx/source/start.c in LibreOffice through 6.0.5 mishandles the realpath function in certain environments such as FreeBSD libc, which might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact if LibreOffice is automatically launched during web browsing with pathnames controlled by a remote web site.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1103850 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP3 libreoffice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 libreoffice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libreoffice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 libreoffice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 libreoffice Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 GA libreoffice Not affected