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Security update for koffice

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(Last modified: 05DEC2006)


solutions Security update for koffice SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3ec420a9f73cd0672a756ccfdcee2587)

Applies to

Package: koffice
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-11333
Release: 20061205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update if you are using koffice.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a security problem in the OLE import handling for PPT files, where attackers with crafted documents could crash kpresenter and potentially execute code. (CVE-2006-6120)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh koffice.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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