USN-3210-1: LibreOffice vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3210-1

23rd February, 2017

LibreOffice vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary

LibreOffice could be made to disclose files if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software description

  • libreoffice
    – Office productivity suite

Details

Ben Hayak discovered that it was possible to make LibreOffice Calc and Writer
disclose arbitrary files to an attacker if a user opened a specially crafted
file with embedded links.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package version:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libreoffice-base

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
libreoffice-calc

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
libreoffice-common

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
libreoffice-math

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
libreoffice-writer

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
libreoffice

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
libreoffice-base-core

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
libreoffice-core

1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libreoffice-base

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
libreoffice-calc

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
libreoffice-common

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
libreoffice-math

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
libreoffice-writer

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
libreoffice

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
libreoffice-base-core

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
libreoffice-core

1:4.2.8-0ubuntu5
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
libreoffice-base

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13
libreoffice-calc

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13
libreoffice-common

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13
libreoffice-math

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13
libreoffice-writer

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13
libreoffice

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13
libreoffice-base-core

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13
libreoffice-core

1:3.5.7-0ubuntu13

To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

CVE-2017-3157


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3210-1: LibreOffice vulnerability.
This full article can be read at: USN-3210-1: LibreOffice vulnerability.

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