Ubuntu 5.10 : koffice vulnerability (USN-388-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

An integer overflow was discovered in KOffice's filtering code. By
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PPT file, attackers
could crash KOffice or possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27971 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6120