View Full Version : USN-496-1: koffice vulnerability

August 3rd, 2007, 05:40 PM
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================================================== ========= Ubuntu Security Notice USN-496-1 August 03, 2007 koffice vulnerability CVE-2007-3387 ================================================== ========= A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Ubuntu 6.10 Ubuntu 7.04 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: kword 1:1.5.0-0ubuntu9.2 Ubuntu 6.10: kword 1:1.5.2-0ubuntu2.2 Ubuntu 7.04: kword 1:1.6.2-0ubuntu1.1 After a standard system upgrade you need to restart KWord to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: Derek Noonburg discovered an integer overflow in the Xpdf function StreamPredictor::StreamPredictor(). By importing a specially crafted PDF file into KWord, this could be exploited to run arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

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