Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gtkhtml (MDKSA-2003:046)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14030


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


A vulnerability in GtkHTML was discovered by Alan Cox with the Evolution email client. GtkHTML is used to handle HTML messages in Evolution and certain malformed messages could cause Evolution to crash due to this bug.


Update the affected gtkhtml, libgtkhtml1.1_3 and / or libgtkhtml1.1_3-devel packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14030

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2003-046.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gtkhtml, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgtkhtml1.1_3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgtkhtml1.1_3-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2003/04/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0133

MDKSA: 2003:046