Vulnerability in Apache OpenOffice allows remote code execution

A vulnerability in Apache OpenOffice allows remote code execution. Although the vulnerability is being fixed with a beta update, no official patch has yet been released for the vulnerability by the maker of the office package. The vulnerability CVE-2021-33035 was discovered by security researcher Eugene Lim. On his Twitter account show him how to exploit … Read more

Software Update: LibreOffice 7.1.5

The Document Foundation has released version 7.1.5 of LibreOffice. This open source office package originated as a fork of OpenOffice and comes with the word processor Writer, spreadsheet program Calc, presentation program Impress, drawing program Draw, database program Base and Formula, an application for making scientific notations. In version 7.1 we find, among other things, … Read more

Software Update: LibreOffice 7.1.4

The Document Foundation has released version 7.1.4 of LibreOffice. This open source office package originated as an offshoot of OpenOffice and comes with the word processor Writer, spreadsheet program Calc, presentation program Impress, drawing program Draw, database program Base and Formula, an application for making scientific notations. In version 7.1 we find, among other things, … Read more

Software Update: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.10

Version 4.1.10 of OpenOffice has been released. This open source office suite started in 1984 as StarOffice. In 1999 it came into the hands of Sun Microsystems and then in 2010 it ended up with Oracle. After a number of developers switched to LibreOffice out of dissatisfaction with how Oracle managed this project, the source … Read more

Software Update: LibreOffice 7.1.2

The Document Foundation has released version 7.1.2 of LibreOffice. This open source office package originated as an offshoot of OpenOffice and comes with the word processor Writer, spreadsheet program Calc, presentation program Impress, drawing program Draw, database program Base and Formula, an application for making scientific notations. In version 7.1 we find, among other things, … Read more

Software Update: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.9

Version 4.1.9 of OpenOffice has been released. This open source office suite started in 1984 as StarOffice. In 1999 it came into the hands of Sun Microsystems and then in 2010 it ended up with Oracle. After a number of developers switched to LibreOffice out of dissatisfaction with how Oracle managed this project, the source … Read more

Software Update: LibreOffice 7.1.0

The Document Foundation has released version 7.1 of LibreOffice. This open source office package originated as a fork of OpenOffice and comes with the word processor Writer, spreadsheet program Calc, presentation program Impress, drawing program Draw, database program Base and Formula, an application for making scientific notations. In version 7.1 we find, among other things, … Read more

Software Update: LibreOffice 7.0.4

The Document Foundation has released version 7.0.4 of LibreOffice. This open source office package originated as an offshoot of OpenOffice and comes with the word processor Writer, spreadsheet program Calc, presentation program Impress, drawing program Draw, database program Base and Formula, an application for making scientific notations. In version 7.0 Among other things, we find … Read more

Software Update: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.8

Version 4.1.8 of OpenOffice has been released. This open source office suite started in 1984 as StarOffice. In 1999 it came into the hands of Sun Microsystems and then in 2010 it ended up with Oracle. After a number of developers switched to LibreOffice out of dissatisfaction with how Oracle managed this project, the source … Read more

LibreOffice calls on Apache OpenOffice to rally behind LibreOffice

The team behind LibreOffice calls in an open letter addressed to Apache OpenOffice to work together on LibreOffice. According to the team, LibreOffice is the future, while Apache OpenOffice hasn’t had a major release since 2014. According to the board of The Document Foundation, which is responsible for LibreOffice, the shared goal of both office … Read more