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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 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).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48905 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42702

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2575