Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4381-1 libreoffice -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Feb 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16858.
- More information:
Alex Infuehr discovered a directory traversal vulnerability which could result in the execution of Python script code when opening a malformed document.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.2.7-1+deb9u5. In addition this update fixes a bug in the validation of signed PDFs; it would display an incomplete status message when dealing with a partial signature.
We recommend that you upgrade your libreoffice packages.
For the detailed security status of libreoffice please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libreoffice