Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : libwpd vulnerability (USN-437-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs discovered that libwpd was vulnerable to
integer overflows. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted WordPerfect document with an application that used libwpd, an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28033 ()

Bugtraq ID: 23006

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0002