Ubuntu 5.04 : kdelibs vulnerability (USN-114-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Bruno Rohee discovered a buffer overflow in the PCX decoder of kimgio.
If an attacker tricked a user into loading a malicious PCX image with
a KDE application, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user opening the image.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20501 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1046