Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : librsvg vulnerability (USN-1206-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Sauli Pahlman discovered that librsvg did not correctly handle
malformed filter names. If a user or automated system were tricked
into processing a specially crafted SVG image, a remote attacker could
gain user privileges.

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56194 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3146