Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kdegraphics (MDVSA-2010:182)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in kdegraphics (ksvg) :

Use-after-free vulnerability in the garbage-collection implementation
in WebCore in WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0 allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap
corruption and application crash) via an SVG animation element,
related to SVG set objects, SVG marker elements, the targetElement
attribute, and unspecified caches. (CVE-2009-1709)

Packages for 2008.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49254 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-182.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35334

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1709

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