Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : dia (MDKSA-2005:187)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Joxean Koret discovered that the Python SVG import plugin in dia, a
vector-oriented diagram editor, does not properly sanitise data read
from an SVG file and is hence vulnerable to execute arbitrary Python

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected dia package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20432 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-187.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2966

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