Ubuntu 5.04 : koffice vulnerability (USN-202-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

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,
an attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the AbiWord user.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20618 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2971