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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 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.

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