RHEL 2.1 : koffice (RHSA-2007:0010)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24676
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected koffice and / or koffice-devel packages.