Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : batik (MDVSA-2015:203)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82738


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


Updated batik packages fix security vulnerability :

Nicolas Gregoire and Kevin Schaller discovered that Batik would load XML external entities by default. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted SVG file, an attacker could possibly obtain access to arbitrary files or cause resource consumption (CVE-2015-0250).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82738

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-203.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 4/13/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik-demo, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik-rasterizer, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik-slideshow, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik-squiggle, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik-svgpp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:batik-ttf2svg, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0250

MDVSA: 2015:203