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USN-2398-1: LibreOffice vulnerability

5 November 2014

LibreOffice could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.




It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled the Impress remote
control port. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Impress to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to
make all the necessary changes.