USN-3472-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

02 November 2017

libreoffice vulnerabilities

Releases

Packages

  • libreoffice - Office productivity suite

Details

Marcin Noga discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled PPT documents.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted PPT document, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-12607)

Marcin Noga discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled Word documents.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted Word document, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-12608)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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