USN-2400-1: LibreOffice vulnerability
10 November 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
LibreOffice could be made to embed sensitive information into documents.
- libreoffice - Office productivity suite
It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled OLE preview generation. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted document, an attacker could possibly exploit this to embed arbitrary data into documents.
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.