Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 : kdegraphics, koffice vulnerabilities (USN-236-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

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
privileges of the application that processes the document.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20782 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3624