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Published: 20 December 2019

LibreOffice and OpenOffice automatically open embedded content


seems more like a feature request. LibreOffice prompts the user
saying that the document contains links to external data and asks if the user
wants to refresh them. The prompt does not say what the files are. The
external content is fetched the first time without prompting.
See for
improvement that went into 4.2.
We will not be fixing this in precise, marking as ignored



Cvss 3 Severity Score


Score breakdown


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

oneiric Ignored
(end of life)
precise Ignored

quantal Ignored
(end of life)
raring Ignored
(end of life)
saucy Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [1:])
upstream Needs triage

utopic Not vulnerable
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Ignored
(end of life)
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(transitional packages)
precise Not vulnerable
(transitional packages)
quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

utopic Does not exist

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N