USN-4063-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

17 July 2019

Several security issues were fixed in LibreOffice.

Releases

Packages

Details

Nils Emmerich discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled LibreLogo
scripts. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document,
a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2019-9848)

Matei "Mal" Badanoiu discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled
stealth mode. Contrary to expectations, bullet graphics could be retrieved
from remote locations when running in stealth mode. (CVE-2019-9849)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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