Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : koffice vulnerability (USN-603-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-603-1 fixed vulnerabilities in poppler. This update provides the
corresponding updates for KWord, part of KOffice.

It was discovered that the poppler PDF library did not correctly
handle certain malformed embedded fonts. If a user or an automated
system were tricked into opening a malicious PDF, a remote attacker
could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32029 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1693