Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : batik (MDVSA-2015:203)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated batik packages fix security vulnerability :

Nicolas Gregoire and Kevin Schaller discovered that Batik would load
XML external entities by default. If a user or automated system were
tricked into opening a specially crafted SVG file, an attacker could
possibly obtain access to arbitrary files or cause resource
consumption (CVE-2015-0250).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0138.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82738 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0250

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