RHSA-2007:0010 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Moderate
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.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:
This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2 i386
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2 ia64
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2 i386
- BZ - 217738 - CVE-2006-6120 koffice integer overflow
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2