[USN-2400-1] LibreOffice vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Nov 10 16:26:54 UTC 2014


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2400-1
November 10, 2014

libreoffice vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

LibreOffice could be made to embed sensitive information into documents.

Software Description:
- libreoffice: Office productivity suite

Details:

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
documents.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libreoffice-core                1:3.5.7-0ubuntu7

After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2400-1
  CVE-2014-3575

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/1:3.5.7-0ubuntu7


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