Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : librsvg vulnerability (USN-2149-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73077
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that librsvg would load XML external entities by default. If a user were tricked into viewing a specially crafted SVG file, an attacker could possibly obtain access to arbitrary files.
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SolutionUpdate the affected librsvg2-2 package.