Ubuntu 5.10 : inkscape vulnerability (USN-217-1)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the SVG importer of Inkscape.
By tricking an user into opening a specially crafted SVG image this
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the Inkscape user.

Solution :

Update the affected inkscape package.

Risk factor :


Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20635 ()

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