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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1526-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1526-1
Posted Aug 9, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1526-1 - It was discovered that KOffice incorrectly handled certain malformed MS Word documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted MS Word file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2012-3455
SHA-256 | 43e88c37453c69867d815481a625315c78eea69767bddb4042378d1de7526dc2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1526-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1526-1
August 09, 2012

koffice vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 11.04

Summary:

KOffice could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened
a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- koffice: KDE Office Suite

Details:

It was discovered that KOffice incorrectly handled certain malformed
MS Word documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening
a crafted MS Word file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or
execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 11.10:
koffice 1:2.3.3-0ubuntu6.1

Ubuntu 11.04:
koffice 1:2.3.3-0ubuntu4.1

After a standard system update you need to restart KOffice to make all the
necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1526-1
CVE-2012-3455

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/koffice/1:2.3.3-0ubuntu6.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/koffice/1:2.3.3-0ubuntu4.1
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