RHEL 4 / 5 : kdegraphics (RHSA-2007:0729)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25816


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated kdegraphics packages that fix a security issue in PDF handling are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, and 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The kdegraphics packages contain applications for the K Desktop Environment including kpdf, a PDF file viewer.

Maurycy Prodeus discovered an integer overflow flaw in the processing of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause kpdf to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.

All users of kdegraphics should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.


Update the affected kdegraphics and / or kdegraphics-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25816

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-0729.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.20 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/07/31

Modified: 2016/12/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kdegraphics, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kdegraphics-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/07/30

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3387

BID: 25124

OSVDB: 38120

RHSA: 2007:0729

CWE: 189