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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24895

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VPR Score: 6.6


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: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 2007/03/26

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

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