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Ubuntu: USN-3579-2: LibreOffice regression

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) February 28, 2018 March 01, 2018 March 01, 2018

Description

USN-3579-1 fixed a vulnerability in LibreOffice. After upgrading, it was no longer possible for LibreOffice to open documents from certain locations outside of the user's home directory. This update fixes the problem.

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Original advisory details:

It was discovered that =WEBSERVICE calls in a document could be used to read arbitrary files. If a user were tricked in to opening a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2018-6871)

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References

Solution

ubuntu-upgrade-libreoffice-common