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USN-388-1: KOffice vulnerability

29 November 2006

KOffice vulnerability



An integer overflow was discovered in KOffice's filtering code. By
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PPT file, attackers
could crash KOffice or possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.10
  • koffice-libs - 1:1.4.1-0ubuntu7.4

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your Desktop session
to effect the necessary changes.