Slackware: koffice
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware A new koffice package is available for Slackware 10.2 to fix a security issue.
[slackware-security]  koffice (SSA:2006-357-04)

A new koffice package is available for Slackware 10.2 to fix a security issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6120


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/koffice-1.4.1-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz:
  Patched to fix a security problem with KOffice's PPT file parsing.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6120
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/koffice-1.4.1-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.2 package:
d241c50a4a2efc4a612d999c6aefdb31  koffice-1.4.1-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg koffice-1.4.1-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz


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