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: