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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A use-after-free flaw was found in the KDE KSVG animation element
implementation. A remote attacker could create a specially crafted SVG
image, which once opened by an unsuspecting user, could cause a denial
of service (Konqueror crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running Konqueror. (CVE-2009-1709)
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the KDE, KSVG SVGList
interface implementation. A remote attacker could create a specially
crafted SVG image, which once opened by an unsuspecting user, would
cause memory corruption, leading to a denial of service (Konqueror
The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this
update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected kdegraphics and / or kdegraphics-devel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60604 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0945CVE-2009-1709
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