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bug#30414: Libreoffice CVE-2018-6871 [remote read of any local files]

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: bug#30414: Libreoffice CVE-2018-6871 [remote read of any local files]
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:42:14 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.3 (2018-01-21)

On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 02:29:02PM +0000, Marius Bakke wrote:
> I gave this a go, and there were (of course) a lot more changes
> necessary to make this newer libreoffice build.  In particular, it now
> works with an external xmlsec (albeit NSS only), and it wants to build
> PDFium(!) in the same fashion as xmlsec was previously.
> However PDFium fails to build due to requiring newer C++ features, and
> my attempts at patching "external/pdfium/Library_pdfium.mk" to add
> CXXFLAGS were unsuccessful.  So in the end I disabled PDFium support.
> It also required libjpeg-turbo instead of libjpeg, although this is
> supposedly fixed in 6.0.1:
> <https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=115416>.
> Then there were some other problems related to not finding GPGME
> headers, as well as an upstream regression when GTK2 support is
> disabled.
> Without further ado, here is the patch.  I'm still building it, but plan
> to push shortly if there are no further issues. 

Wow, thank you!

> From a28e82e1e3d480d5edf374cea062536d4c8d6d82 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Marius Bakke <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:46:27 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: libreoffice: Update to [CVE-2018-6871].
> * gnu/packages/check.scm (cppunit-1.14): New public variable.
> * gnu/packages/libreoffice.scm (xmlsec-src-libreoffice): Remove variable.
> (libreoffice): Update to
> [native-inputs]: Change CPPUNIT to CPPUNIT-1.14.
> [inputs]: Add GPGME and XMLSEC-NSS.  Remove XMLSEC-SRC-LIBREOFFICE.  Replace
> [arguments]: Remove xmlsec code from PREPARE-SRC-PHASE.  Make sure GPGME++
> headers are found.  Add workaround for <https://bugs.gentoo.org/641812>.  Add
> "--disable-pdfium" to #:configure-flags.
> * gnu/packages/xml.scm (xmlsec-nss): New public variable.

The only change I suggest is to remove the obsolete comment at the
beginning of libreoffice's native-inputs about the xmlsec tarball.

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