Scientific Linux Security Update : kdegraphics on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60300


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws 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.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60300

File Name: sl_20071112_kdegraphics_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393

CWE: 119