This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated Cairo packages that resolve a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Cairo is a vector graphics library designed to provide high-quality
display and print output.
An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Cairo processes PNG
images. If an application linked against Cairo processes a malicious
PNG image, it is possible to execute arbitrary code as the user
running the application. (CVE-2007-5503)
Users of Cairo are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.
See also :
Update the affected cairo and / or cairo-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false