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USN202-1 : koffice vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
koffice vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- karbon
- kchart
- kformula
- kivio
- kivio-data
- koffice
- koffice-data
- koffice-dev
- koffice-doc-html
- koffice-libs
- koshell
- kpresenter
- kspread
- kugar
- kword


Description :

Chris Evans discovered a buffer overflow in the RTF import module of
KOffice. By tricking a user into opening a specially-crafted RTF file,
a possible hacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the AbiWord user.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- karbon-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kchart-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kformula-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kivio-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kivio-data-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- koffice-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- koffice-data-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- koffice-dev-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- koffice-doc-html-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- koffice-libs-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- koshell-1.3.5-2ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kpresenter-1.3.5-2ubu
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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