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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA872] DSA-872-1 koffice Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-872-1 koffice

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Chris Evans discovered a buffer overflow in the RTF importer of kword,
a word processor for the KDE Office Suite that can lead to the
execution of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a kword package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.5-4.sarge.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.5-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your kword package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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