Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : koffice (MDKSA-2005:185)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Chris Evans reported a heap based buffer overflow in the RTF importer
of KWord. An attacker could provide a specially crafted RTF file,
which when opened in KWord can cause execution of arbitrary code.

The updated packages are patched to deal with these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20431 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-185.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2971

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