Ubuntu Security Notice USN-388-1
29th November, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 5.10
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
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 5.10:
- koffice-libs 1:1.4.1-0ubuntu7.4
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your Desktop session
to effect the necessary changes.