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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 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
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
privileges of the application that processes the document.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20782 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3624
CVE-2005-3625
CVE-2005-3626
CVE-2005-3627