CVE-2020-12803

NameCVE-2020-12803
DescriptionODF documents can contain forms to be filled out by the user. Similar to HTML forms, the contained form data can be submitted to a URI, for example, to an external web server. To create submittable forms, ODF implements the XForms W3C standard, which allows data to be submitted without the need for macros or other active scripting Prior to version 6.4.4 LibreOffice allowed forms to be submitted to any URI, including file: URIs, enabling form submissions to overwrite local files. User-interaction is required to submit the form, but to avoid the possibility of malicious documents engineered to maximize the possibility of inadvertent user submission this feature has now been limited to http[s] URIs, removing the possibility to overwrite local files. This issue affects: The Document Foundation LibreOffice versions prior to 6.4.4.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libreoffice (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1:5.2.7-1+deb9u11vulnerable
buster1:6.1.5-3+deb10u6vulnerable
buster (security)1:6.1.5-3+deb10u4vulnerable
bullseye, sid1:7.0.3-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libreofficesource(unstable)1:6.4.4-1low

Notes

[buster] - libreoffice <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libreoffice <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libreoffice <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://www.libreoffice.org/about-us/security/advisories/CVE-2020-12803

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