CentOS 5 : kdegraphics (CESA-2009:1502)

high Nessus Plugin ID 43802

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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated kdegraphics packages that fix multiple security issues 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, including KPDF, a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in KPDF. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause KPDF to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0791, CVE-2009-1188, CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3606, CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609)

Red Hat would like to thank Adam Zabrocki for reporting the CVE-2009-3604 issue, and Chris Rohlf for reporting the CVE-2009-3608 issue.

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve these issues.

Solution

Update the affected kdegraphics packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5c5ad819

http://www.nessus.org/u?1ee458b8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43802

File Name: centos_RHSA-2009-1502.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/6/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kdegraphics, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kdegraphics-devel, cpe:/o:centos:centos:5

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0791, CVE-2009-1188, CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3606, CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609

RHSA: 2009:1502

CWE: 189, 399