GLSA-200504-22 : KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 18125


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-22 (KDE kimgio: PCX handling buffer overflow)

kimgio fails to properly validate input when handling PCX files.
Impact :

By enticing a user to load a specially crafted PCX image in a KDE application, an attacker could execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18125

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200504-22.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/04/25

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:kdelibs, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/04/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1046

OSVDB: 15478

GLSA: 200504-22