Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : libreoffice vulnerability (USN-2253-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 76200


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.


It was discovered that LibreOffice unconditionally executed certain VBA macros, contrary to user expectations.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libreoffice-core package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 76200

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2253-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/24

Modified: 2016/05/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libreoffice-core, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0247

USN: 2253-1