Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : inkscape (MDKSA-2007:069)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24895


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Format string vulnerability in Inkscape before 0.45.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a URI, which is not properly handled by certain dialogs.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.


Update the affected inkscape package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24895

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-069.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/03/26

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:inkscape, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1463, CVE-2007-1464

MDKSA: 2007:069