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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
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.
All users of KOffice are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contains a backported patch to correct this issues.
See also :
Update the affected koffice and / or koffice-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24676 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6120