[USN-2331-1] LibreOffice vulnerability
jamie at canonical.com
Tue Sep 2 17:51:23 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2331-1
September 02, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
LibreOffice Calc could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted file.
- libreoffice: Office productivity suite
Rohan Durve and James Kettle discovered LibreOffice Calc sometimes allowed
for command injection when opening spreadsheets. If a user were tricked
into opening a crafted Calc spreadsheet, an attacker could exploit this to
run programs as your login.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make
all the necessary changes.
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