GLSA 201408-19: OpenOffice, LibreOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities

Title:OpenOffice, LibreOffice: Multiple vulnerabilities
Bugs: #283370, #305195, #320491, #332321, #352864, #386081, #409509, #429482, #514886


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenOffice and LibreOffice, the worst of which may result in execution of arbitrary code.


OpenOffice is the open source version of StarOffice, a full office productivity suite. LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice.

Affected packages

Package Vulnerable Unaffected Architecture(s)
app-office/openoffice-bin < >= All supported architectures
app-office/openoffice <= All supported architectures
app-office/libreoffice < >= All supported architectures
app-office/libreoffice-bin < >= All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenOffice and Libreoffice. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file using OpenOffice, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, a Denial of Service condition, execution of arbitrary Python code, authentication bypass, or reading and writing of arbitrary files.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenOffice (binary) users should upgrade to the latest version:

      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

All LibreOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/libreoffice-"

All LibreOffice (binary) users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-office/libreoffice-bin-"

We recommend that users unmerge OpenOffice:

# emerge --unmerge "app-office/openoffice"



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