Ubuntu 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : kdegraphics vulnerability (USN-979-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48905
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionStefan Cornelius of Secunia Research discovered a boundary error during RLE decompression in the 'TranscribePalmImageToJPEG()' function in generators/plucker/inplug/image.cpp of okular when processing images embedded in PDB files, which can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2575).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.