Ubuntu 2400-1: LibreOffice vulnerability

    Date10 Nov 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
    199
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    LibreOffice could be made to embed sensitive information into documents.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2400-1
    November 10, 2014
    
    libreoffice vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    LibreOffice could be made to embed sensitive information into documents.
    
    Software Description:
    - libreoffice: Office productivity suite
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled OLE preview
    generation. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted document, an
    attacker could possibly exploit this to embed arbitrary data into
    documents.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libreoffice-core                1:3.5.7-0ubuntu7
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make all
    the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2400-1
      CVE-2014-3575
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/1:3.5.7-0ubuntu7
    
    
    
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