USN-2253-1: LibreOffice vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2253-1

23rd 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 version:

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.