Ubuntu 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : kdegraphics vulnerability (USN-979-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Stefan Cornelius of Secunia Research discovered a boundary error
during RLE decompression in the 'TranscribePalmImageToJPEG()' function
in generators/plucker/inplug/image.cpp of okular when processing
images embedded in PDB files, which can be exploited to cause a
heap-based buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2575).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48905 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42702

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2575