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                         LibreOffice vulnerability
                             24 February 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           LibreOffice
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3157  

Original Bulletin: 

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running LibreOffice check for an updated version of the software for
         their operating system.

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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


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

libreoffice - Office productivity suite


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.


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