Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cairo (MDVSA-2008:019)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Peter Valchev discovered that Cairo did not correctly decode PNG image
data. By tricking a user or automated system into processing a
specially crafted PNG with Cairo, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the file.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36463 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-019.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26650

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5503

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