RHEL 5 : kdegraphics (RHSA-2007:1051)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36457


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


Updated kdegraphics packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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. This includes kpdf, a PDF file viewer.

Alin Rad Pop discovered a flaw in the handling 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 kdegraphics users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve this issue.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36457

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-1051.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Updated: 2018/11/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5393

BID: 26367

RHSA: 2007:1051

CWE: 119