SUSE SLED10 Security Update : inkscape (SUSE-SU-2013:0350-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

inkscape has been updated to fix a XXE (Xml eXternal Entity) attack
during rasterization of SVG images. (CVE-2012-5656), where the
rendering of malicious SVG images could have connected from inkscape
to internal hosts.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b2297a2d
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5656.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/794958
http://www.nessus.org/u?692cfc72

Solution :

Update the affected inkscape package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83576 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56965

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5656

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