Debian: DSA-3236-1: libreoffice security update

    Date25 Apr 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Libreoffice's filter for HWP documents may result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed document is opened.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3236-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 25, 2015                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libreoffice
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-1774
    
    It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Libreoffice's filter
    for HWP documents may result in the execution of arbitrary code if a
    malformed document is opened.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.5.4+dfsg2-0+deb7u4.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:4.3.3-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    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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