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USN-3273-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

2 May 2017

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

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Details

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled EMF image files.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted EMF image file, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
arbitrary code.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.10
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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