Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kdegraphics (MDVSA-2010:182)
High Nessus Plugin ID 49254
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in kdegraphics (ksvg) :
Use-after-free vulnerability in the garbage-collection implementation in WebCore in WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) via an SVG animation element, related to SVG set objects, SVG marker elements, the targetElement attribute, and unspecified caches. (CVE-2009-1709)
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.