Debian DSA-938-1 : koffice - buffer overflows

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 22804


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


'infamous41md' and chris Evans discovered several heap based buffer overflows in xpdf, the Portable Document Format (PDF) suite, which is also present in koffice, the KDE Office Suite, and which can lead to a denial of service by crashing the application or possibly to the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the koffice package.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain koffice packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.5-4.sarge.2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 22804

File Name: debian_DSA-938.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2006/10/14

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:koffice, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3191, CVE-2005-3192, CVE-2005-3193, CVE-2005-3624, CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, CVE-2005-3627, CVE-2005-3628

DSA: 938