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RHSA-2007:0010: koffice security update

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RHSA-2007:0010: koffice security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/03/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/23/2007
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-koffice
  • redhat-upgrade-koffice-devel

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