Scientific Linux Security Update : cairo on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

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)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ae969ed2

Solution :

Update the affected cairo and / or cairo-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60317 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5503