SuSE 10 Security Update : inkscape (ZYPP Patch Number 3061)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Several format string problems where fixed in inkscape.

- A format string vulnerability in Inkscape allows
user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
via format string specifiers in a URI, which is not
properly handled by certain dialogs. (CVE-2007-1463)

- Format string vulnerability in the whiteboard Jabber
protocol in Inkscape allows user-assisted remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified
vectors. (CVE-2007-1464)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-1463.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-1464.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 3061.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29465 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1463
CVE-2007-1464

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