Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : eog (MDKSA-2003:048)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14032


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability was discovered in the Eye of GNOME (EOG) program, version 2.2.0 and earlier, that is used for displaying graphics. A carefully crafted filename passed to eog could lead to the execution of arbitrary code as the user executing eog.


Update the affected eog package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14032

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2003-048.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:eog, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0, 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: 2003/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0165

MDKSA: 2003:048