Open Source Suite fixes ‘Potential’ Bugs

Monday, March 26, 2012 @ 02:03 PM gHale

The Document Foundation (TDF) released version 3.4.6 of its open source LibreOffice productivity suite, which addresses a “potential security problem” and includes fixes for a number of bugs, such as problems that could lead the application to crash.

Details of what the security problem in question is were not immediately available.

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Italo Vignoli, a member of the TDF Board of Directors, said the 3.4.6 release is the last planned update to the 3.4.x branch, noting the LibreOffice development team has focused on the 3.5 series since earlier this year – LibreOffice 3.5 released in mid-February and updated to 3.5.1 last week. “LibreOffice 3.4.6 is released for the convenience of users, for them to plan a migration to the 3.5 series without being forced in time,” Vignoli said.

Further details about the update, including a full list of changes and bug fixes, are in the release notes and on the change log. LibreOffice 3.4.6 is available to download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The program has its license under LGPLv3.

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