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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60865

Synopsis

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

Description

An uninitialized pointer use flaw was discovered in KPDF. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when opened, would cause KPDF to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3702)

An array index error was found in the way KPDF parsed PostScript Type 1 fonts embedded in PDF documents. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when opened, would cause KPDF to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3704)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e39caf66

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60865

File Name: sl_20101007_kdegraphics_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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: 10/7/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3702, CVE-2010-3704