Ubuntu 3273-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

    Date02 May 2017
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    LibreOffice could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted EMF file.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3273-1
    May 02, 2017
    libreoffice vulnerabilities
    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.
    Software Description:
    - 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
    arbitrary code.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    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
    After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make all
    the necessary changes.
      CVE-2016-10327, CVE-2017-7870
    Package Information:
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