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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
3 May 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-7870 CVE-2016-10327
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3273-1
May 02, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 16.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
LibreOffice could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
opened a specially crafted EMF file.
- - libreoffice: Office productivity suite
It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled EMF image files.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted EMF image file, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make all
the necessary changes.
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