[USN-1525-1] Calligra vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Aug 9 18:52:31 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1525-1
August 09, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Calligra could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
a specially crafted file.
- calligra: integrated work applications suite
It was discovered that Calligra incorrectly handled certain malformed
MS Word documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening
a crafted MS Word file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or
execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart Calligra to make
all the necessary changes.
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