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RHSA-2007-0010: koffice Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the koffice packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

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,
contains a backported patch to correct this issues.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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