Fedora 29 : libgxps (2019-8e9789a629)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 121079



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


libgxps 0.3.1 release.

- Fix font scaling when converting xps to pdf

- Handle errors returned by archive_read_data in GXPSArchive

- Ensure gxps_archive_read_entry() fills the GError in case of failure

- Make the pdf generated by xpstopdf to be 96 dpi

- Fix OUTPUT FILE description in man pages

- Clear the GError before trying to load an image again in gxps_images_get_image()

- Fix integer overflow in png decoder

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


Update the affected libgxps package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121079

File Name: fedora_2019-8e9789a629.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/11/2019

Updated: 2/26/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libgxps, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/10/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10767