Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 : koffice vulnerability (USN-1526-1)

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 KOffice 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 koffice package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61484 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3455