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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN236-2 : kdegraphics, koffice vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
kdegraphics, koffice vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- kamera
- karbon
- kchart
- kcoloredit
- kdegraphics
- kdegraphics-dev
- kdegraphics-doc-html
- kdegraphics-kfile-tests
- kdvi
- kfax
- kformula
- kgamma
- kghostview
- kiconedit
- kivio
- kivio-data
- kmrml
- koffice
- koffice-data
- koffice-dev
- koffice-doc-html
- koffice-libs
- kolourpaint
- kooka
- koshell
- kpdf
- kpovmodeler
- kpresenter
- krita
- kruler
- ksnapshot
- kspread
- ksvg
- kthesaurus
- kugar
- kuic
[...]

Description :

USN-236-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in xpdf. kpdf and kword
contain copies of xpdf code and are thus vulnerable to the same
issues.

For reference, this is the original advisory:

Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in the XPDF code,
which is present in xpdf, the Poppler library, and tetex-bin. By
tricking an user into opening a specially crafted PDF file, an
attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the application that processes the document.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kamera-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- karbon-1.4.1-0ubuntu7.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kchart-1.4.1-0ubuntu7.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kcoloredit-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-dev-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-doc-html-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-kfile-tests-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdvi-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kfax-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kformula-1.4.1-0ubuntu7.2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kgamma
[...]


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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