Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdegraphics (MDKSA-2002:071)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability exists in KGhostview, part of the kdegraphics package.
It includes a DSC 3.0 parser from GSview then is vulnerable to a
buffer overflow while parsing a specially crafted .ps file. It also
contains code from gv which is vulnerable to a similar buffer overflow
triggered by malformed PostScript and PDF files. This has been fixed
in KDE 3.0.4 and patches have been applied to correct these packages.

See also :

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20021008-1.txt

Solution :

Update the affected kdegraphics, kdegraphics-devel and / or
kdegraphics-static-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13971 (mandrake_MDKSA-2002-071.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0836
CVE-2002-0838
CVE-2002-1223

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