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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 :
Threat Level: High

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