CVE-2018-14939

NameCVE-2018-14939
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libreoffice (PTS)buster1:6.1.5-3+deb10u7fixed
buster (security)1:6.1.5-3+deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye1:7.0.4-4+deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:7.4.0~rc2-3fixed
sid1:7.4.0~rc3-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libreofficesource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- libreoffice <not-affected> (Doesn't affect LibreOffice running on glibc)

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