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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2002:071: 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 MDKSA-2002:071 (kdegraphics).


A vulnerability exists in KGhostview, part of the kdegraphics package. It
includes a DSC 3.0 parser from GSview then is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
while parsing a specially crafted .ps file. It also contains code from gv which
is vulnerable to a similar buffer overflow triggered by malformed PostScript and
PDF files. This has been fixed in KDE 3.0.4 and patches have been applied to
correct these packages.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:071
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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