USN-3273-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3273-1
2nd May, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
LibreOffice could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted EMF file.
- libreoffice - Office productivity suite
It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled EMF image files.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted EMF image file, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 16.10:
- libreoffice-core 1:5.2.2-0ubuntu2.1
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- libreoffice-core 1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial2
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- libreoffice-core 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5.1
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.