Remote code execution in LibreOffice

Published: 2023-03-25
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-38745
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor LibreOffice

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Code Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU74031

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-38745

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and execute arbitrary Java code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


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Vulnerable software versions

LibreOffice: -, -,, -, -, -, -

CPE2.3 External links

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