[USN-3046-1] LibreOffice vulnerability

Tyler Hicks tyhicks at canonical.com
Thu Aug 4 17:05:59 UTC 2016

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3046-1
August 04, 2016

libreoffice vulnerability

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.

Software Description:
- 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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libreoffice-core                1:3.5.7-0ubuntu12

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


Package Information:

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