USN-2253-1: LibreOffice vulnerability

23 June 2014

libreoffice vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


LibreOffice would unconditionally execute certain VBA macros.

Software Description

  • libreoffice - Office productivity suite


It was discovered that LibreOffice unconditionally executed certain VBA macros, contrary to user expectations.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
libreoffice-core - 1:4.2.4-0ubuntu2

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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