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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

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