[USN-2400-1] LibreOffice vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Nov 10 16:26:54 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2400-1
November 10, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
LibreOffice could be made to embed sensitive information into documents.
- libreoffice: Office productivity suite
It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled OLE preview
generation. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted document, an
attacker could possibly exploit this to embed arbitrary data into
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 LibreOffice to make all
the necessary changes.
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