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

high Nessus Plugin ID 60569
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Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in KPDF's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause KPDF to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-1179)

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in KPDF's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause KPDF to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-1182)

Multiple flaws were found in KPDF's JBIG2 decoder that could lead to the freeing of arbitrary memory. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause KPDF to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-1180)

Multiple input validation flaws were found in KPDF's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause KPDF to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2009-0800)

Multiple denial of service flaws were found in KPDF's JBIG2 decoder.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF that would cause KPDF to crash when opened. (CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1183)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0b5f879e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60569

File Name: sl_20090416_kdegraphics_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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: 4/16/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-0800, CVE-2009-1179, CVE-2009-1180, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1182, CVE-2009-1183

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 399