Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA872] DSA-872-1 koffice


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA872] DSA-872-1 koffice

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-872-1 koffice

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Chris Evans discovered a buffer overflow in the RTF importer of kword,
a word processor for the KDE Office Suite that can lead to the
execution of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a kword package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.5-4.sarge.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.5-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your kword package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-872
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 15060

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Vintage OCTOBER 1950 note book STEEL WAREHOUSING CORPORATION Chicago, Illinois
$2.25
Vintage OCTOBER 1950 note book STEEL WAREHOUSING CORPORATION Chicago, Illinois pictureiBook G3 Clamshell Charger LIGHTLY USED Replacement Charger Apple Vintage Mac A+
$0.99
iBook G3 Clamshell Charger LIGHTLY USED Replacement Charger Apple Vintage Mac A+ pictureVintage Apple Modem Model A9M0301
$30.0
Vintage Apple Modem Model A9M0301 pictureVintage- PC-CD Game Globe Maps and Facts Broderbund Windows
$3.5
Vintage- PC-CD Game Globe Maps and Facts  Broderbund Windows picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.