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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-05
(KDE kfile JPEG info plugin: Denial of Service)
Marcus Meissner of the SUSE security team discovered a stack overflow
vulnerability in the code processing EXIF information in the kfile JPEG
A remote attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted JPEG
image with a KDE application like Konqueror or digiKam, leading to a
Denial of Service by an infinite recursion.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All KDE users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-base/kdegraphics-kfile-plugins-3.5.5-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24203 (gentoo_GLSA-200701-05.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6297
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