USN-3046-1: LibreOffice vulnerability
4 August 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
LibreOffice could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- libreoffice - Office productivity suite
Yves Younan and Richard Johnson discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled presentation files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted presentation file, a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute arbitrary code.
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.