USN-4063-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

USN-4063-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

libreoffice vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 19.04
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in LibreOffice.

Software Description

  • libreoffice – Office productivity suite


Nils Emmerich discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled LibreLogo
scripts. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document,
a remote attacker could cause LibreOffice to execute arbitrary code.

Matei "Mal" Badanoiu discovered that LibreOffice incorrectly handled
stealth mode. Contrary to expectations, bullet graphics could be retrieved
from remote locations when running in stealth mode. (CVE-2019-9849)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

After a standard system update you need to restart LibreOffice to make all
the necessary changes.


Source: USN-4063-1: LibreOffice vulnerabilities

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