CVE-2017-3157 Detail

Current Description

By exploiting the way Apache OpenOffice before 4.1.4 renders embedded objects, an attacker could craft a document that allows reading in a file from the user's filesystem. Information could be retrieved by the attacker by, e.g., using hidden sections to store the information, tricking the user into saving the document and convincing the user to send the document back to the attacker. The vulnerability is mitigated by the need for the attacker to know the precise file path in the target system, and the need to trick the user into saving the document and sending it back.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96402 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037893 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0914 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0979 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3792 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2017-3157.html Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-3157
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/08/2019
Source:
Apache Software Foundation