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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60300

Synopsis

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

Description

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

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f195ea2a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60300

File Name: sl_20071112_kdegraphics_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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