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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
7 February 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-16858 CVE-2018-11790 CVE-2018-10583
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3883-1
February 06, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in LibreOffice.
- - libreoffice: Office productivity suite
It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled certain document
files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a
remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to crash, and possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-10119, CVE-2018-10120, CVE-2018-11790)
It was discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled embedded SMB
connections in document files. If a user were tricked in to opening a
specially crafted document, a remote attacker could possibly exploit this
to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2018-10583)
Alex InfÃ¼hr discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled embedded
scripts in document files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted document, a remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code.
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.
CVE-2018-10119, CVE-2018-10120, CVE-2018-10583, CVE-2018-11790,
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