Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : calligra vulnerability (USN-1525-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Calligra incorrectly handled certain malformed
MS Word documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a crafted MS Word file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking
the program.

Solution :

Update the affected calligra package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61483 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3456