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Vulnerability Assessment Details
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-2006-105 (kdegraphics).
Graphics applications for the K Desktop Environment.
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)
kpdf, the KDE pdf viewer, shares code with xpdf. xpdf contains
a heap based buffer overflow in the splash rasterizer engine
that can crash kpdf or even execute arbitrary code.
Users impacted by these issues, should update to this new
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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