[USN-3022-1] LibreOffice vulnerability
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Thu Jun 30 04:35:05 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3022-1
June 29, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 15.10
- 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
It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled RTF document files.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted RTF document, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make
all the necessary changes.
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