Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : koffice vulnerabilities (USN-542-2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 28249
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionUSN-542-1 fixed a vulnerability in poppler. This update provides the corresponding updates for KWord, part of KOffice.
Secunia Research discovered several vulnerabilities in poppler. If a user were tricked into loading a specially crafted PDF file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges in applications linked against poppler.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.