SuSE 11.2 Security Update : inkscape (SAT Patch Number 7380)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64906


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


inkscape was updated to fix a XXE (Xml eXternal Entity) attack during rasterization of SVG images (CVE-2012-5656), where the rendering of malicious SVG images could have connected from inkscape to internal hosts.

Also inkscape would have loaded .EPS files from untrusted /tmp occasionaly instead from the current directory. (CVE-2012-6076)


Apply SAT patch number 7380.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64906

File Name: suse_11_inkscape-130220.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/27

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:inkscape, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:inkscape-extensions-dia, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:inkscape-extensions-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:inkscape-extensions-fig, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:inkscape-extensions-gimp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:inkscape-lang, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5656, CVE-2012-6076