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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 4 2006-037: kdegraphics

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kdegraphics package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-037 (kdegraphics).

Graphics applications for the K Desktop Environment.

Includes:
kdvi (displays TeX .dvi files)
kfax (displays faxfiles)
kghostview (displays postscript files)
kcoloredit (palette editor and color chooser)
kamera (digital camera support)
kiconedit (icon editor)
kpaint (a simple drawing program)
ksnapshot (screen capture utility)
kview (image viewer for GIF, JPEG, TIFF, etc.)
kuickshow (quick picture viewer)
kooka (scanner application)
kruler (screen ruler and color measurement tool)

Update Information:

Several flaws were discovered in Xpdf. A possible hacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause xpdf
to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
name CAN-2005-3193 to these issues.

Users of kdegraphics should upgrade to this updated package,
which contains a patch to resolve these issues.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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