USN-2331-1: LibreOffice vulnerability
2 September 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
LibreOffice Calc could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libreoffice - Office productivity suite
Rohan Durve and James Kettle discovered LibreOffice Calc sometimes allowed for command injection when opening spreadsheets. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted Calc spreadsheet, an attacker could exploit this to run programs as your login.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make all the necessary changes.