Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : kdegraphics vulnerabilities (USN-823-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that KDE-Graphics did not properly handle certain
malformed SVG images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted SVG image, an attacker could cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65118 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34924

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0945