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Ubuntu: USN-3883-1 (CVE-2018-16858): LibreOffice vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3883-1 (CVE-2018-16858): LibreOffice vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/02/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
02/14/2019
Modified
03/02/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libreoffice-core

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