RHEL 2.1 : koffice (RHSA-2007:0010)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24676


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.


Update the affected koffice and / or koffice-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24676

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-0010.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/02/21

Modified: 2016/12/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:koffice, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:koffice-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/11/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6120

BID: 21354

OSVDB: 31701

RHSA: 2007:0010