Ubuntu 4102-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

    Date19 Aug 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in LibreOffice.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4102-1
    August 19, 2019
    
    libreoffice vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in LibreOffice.
    
    Software Description:
    - libreoffice: Office productivity suite
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled LibreLogo scripts.
    If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a remote
    attacker could cause LibreOffice to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-9850,
    CVE-2019-9851)
    
    It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled embedded scripts in
    document files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted
    document, a remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2019-9852)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      libreoffice-core                1:6.2.6-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libreoffice-core                1:6.0.7-0ubuntu0.18.04.9
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libreoffice-core                1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial9
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make all
    the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4102-1
      CVE-2019-9850, CVE-2019-9851, CVE-2019-9852
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/1:6.2.6-0ubuntu0.19.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/1:6.0.7-0ubuntu0.18.04.9
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial9
    
    
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