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Ubuntu: USN-3579-2: LibreOffice regression

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Ubuntu: USN-3579-2: LibreOffice regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/28/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/01/2018
Modified
07/09/2020

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)

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libreoffice-common

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