SUSE SLED10 Security Update : inkscape (SUSE-SU-2013:0350-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 83576


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


inkscape has been 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected inkscape package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 83576

File Name: suse_SU-2013-0350-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2015/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:inkscape, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5656

BID: 56965