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USN-3883-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

6 February 2019

Several security issues were fixed in LibreOffice.

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Details

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled certain document
files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-10119, CVE-2018-10120, CVE-2018-11790)

It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled embedded SMB
connections in document files. If a user were tricked in to opening a
specially crafted document, a remote attacker could possibly exploit this
to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2018-10583)

Alex Inf├╝hr discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled embedded
scripts in document files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted document, a remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-16858)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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