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MDKSA-2005:185: koffice Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the koffice package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:185 (koffice).
Chris Evans reported a heap based buffer overflow in the RTF importer of KWord.
A possible hacker could provide a specially crafted RTF file, which when opened in
KWord can cause execution of abitrary code.
The updated packages are patched to deal with these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:185
Threat Level: High
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