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"A memory corruption-related vulnerability in the import code creates a possible mechanism for virus writers to inject hostile code into vulnerable systems, developers at The Document Foundation warn," writes The Register's John Leyden.
"The bug was discovered by RedHat security researcher Huzaifa Sidhpurwala and fixed with version 3.4.3 of the package," Leyden writes.
Go to "LibreOffice fixes virus-friendly Word import flaw" to read the details.
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