USN-4102-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

19 August 2019

Several security issues were fixed in LibreOffice.

Releases

Packages

  • libreoffice - Office productivity suite

Details

It was 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-2019-9850,
CVE-2019-9851)

It was 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-2019-9852)

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.