Your submission was sent successfully! Close

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.

Releases

Packages

Details

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.

References