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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16858

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.
Publish Date : 2019-03-25 Last Update Date : 2019-08-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID 22

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2130: libreoffice security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192130 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-16858

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libreoffice Libreoffice * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libreoffice Libreoffice 1

- References For CVE-2018-16858

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2130
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2130
http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/exploit/multi/fileformat/libreoffice_macro_exec
https://www.libreoffice.org/about-us/security/advisories/cve-2018-16858/
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152560/LibreOffice-Macro-Code-Execution.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46727/
EXPLOIT-DB 46727
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16858 CONFIRM
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/28
BUGTRAQ 20190815 [SECURITY] [DSA 4501-1] libreoffice security update
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00059.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1929

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16858

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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