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 >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2005:185: koffice


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:185: koffice

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the koffice package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:185 (koffice).



Chris Evans reported a heap based buffer overflow in the RTF importer of KWord.
A possible hacker could provide a specially crafted RTF file, which when opened in
KWord can cause execution of abitrary code.

The updated packages are patched to deal with these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:185
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

HP ProLiant DL380 G6 2x 2.40Ghz E5620 QC 24GB 90-Day Warranty
$199.5
HP ProLiant DL380 G6 2x 2.40Ghz E5620 QC 24GB  90-Day Warranty pictureLaptop HP QCWB335 8gb ram Core i3 4005u 1.70 ghz
$289.0
Laptop HP QCWB335 8gb ram Core i3 4005u 1.70 ghz pictureDell Optiplex 390 MT w/ Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz, 8GB RAM, No HDD, No OS
$51.99
Dell Optiplex 390 MT w/ Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz, 8GB RAM, No HDD, No OS pictureSony VAIO Fit 15A 15.5in. (1.04TB, Intel Core i7 4th Gen., 1.8GHz, 8GB) Notebook
$0.99
Sony VAIO Fit 15A 15.5in. (1.04TB, Intel Core i7 4th Gen., 1.8GHz, 8GB) Notebook picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.