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Critical LibreOffice Code Execution Vuln Fixed
An Improper Validation of Array Index vulnerability (CVE-2023-0950) was discovered in the spreadsheet component of The Document Foundation LibreOffice 7.4 versions prior to 7.4.6 and 7.5 versions prior to 7.5.1. With a low attack complexity, no privileges or user interaction required to exploit, and a high confidentiality, integrity and availability impact, this bug has received a National Vulnerability Database (NVD) severity rating of “Critical”.
This issue could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code when loading a malformed spreadsheet document or unacknowledged loading of linked documents within a floating frame.
An important LibreOffice security update that fixes this dangerous flaw has been released. We strongly recommend that all impacted users apply the LibreOffice updates issued by their distro(s) as soon as possible to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their systems and their sensitive data.
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