[USN-3046-1] LibreOffice vulnerability
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Thu Aug 4 17:05:59 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3046-1
August 04, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
LibreOffice could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted file.
- libreoffice: Office productivity suite
Yves Younan and Richard Johnson discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly
handled presentation files. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted presentation file, a remote attacker could cause
LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute arbitrary code.
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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