Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 9.1 / current : KOffice/KWord (SSA:2005-310-02)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New KOffice packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
10.2, and -current to fix a security issue with KWord. A buffer
overflow in the RTF import functionality could result in the execution
of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a242cd9

Solution :

Update the affected koffice package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20150 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2971