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Debian: CVE-2018-16858: libreoffice -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2018-16858: libreoffice -- security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/02/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
02/04/2019
Modified
02/18/2020

Description

It was found that libreoffice before versions 6.0.7 and 6.1.3 was vulnerable to a directory traversal attack which could be used to execute arbitrary macros bundled with a document. An attacker could craft a document, which when opened by LibreOffice, would execute a Python method from a script in any arbitrary file system location, specified relative to the LibreOffice install location.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-libreoffice

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