Updated KOffice packages that fix a security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
KOffice is a collection of productivity applications for the K Desktop
Environment (KDE) GUI desktop.
An integer overflow bug was found in KOffice's PPT file processor. An
attacker could create a malicious PPT file that could cause KOffice to
execute arbitrary code if the file was opened by a victim. (CVE-2006-6120)
All users of KOffice are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issues.