openSUSE 10 Security Update : inkscape (inkscape-3062)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27272

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VPR Score: 6.6


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Several format string problems where fixed in inkscape.

CVE-2007-1463: A format string vulnerability in Inkscape allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a URI, which is not properly handled by certain dialogs.

CVE-2007-1464: Format string vulnerability in the whiteboard Jabber protocol in Inkscape allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.


Update the affected inkscape package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27272

File Name: suse_inkscape-3062.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Updated: 2019/10/25

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:novell:opensuse:inkscape, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/05

Reference Information

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