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USN-3046-1: LibreOffice vulnerability

4 August 2016

LibreOffice could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.




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

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