This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated kdegraphics packages that resolve a security issue in kpdf are
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The kdegraphics packages contain applications for the K Desktop
Environment including kpdf, a pdf file viewer.
A heap based buffer overflow bug was discovered in kpdf. An attacker
could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause kpdf to
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2006-0301
to this issue.
Users of kpdf should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
a backported patch to resolve this issue.
See also :
Update the affected kdegraphics and / or kdegraphics-devel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20900 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0301