Debian: DSA-3163-1: libreoffice security update

    Date19 Feb 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that LibreOffice, an office productivity suite, could try to write to invalid memory areas when importing malformed RTF files. This could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or arbitrary code execution via crafted RTF files.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3163-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Alessandro Ghedini
    February 19, 2015                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libreoffice
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9093
    Debian Bug     : 771163
    
    It was discovered that LibreOffice, an office productivity suite, could
    try to write to invalid memory areas when importing malformed RTF files.
    This could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
    or arbitrary code execution via crafted RTF files.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.5.4+dfsg2-0+deb7u3.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been
    fixed in version 1:4.3.3-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:4.3.3-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libreoffice packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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