Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2005:020: kdegraphics


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:020: 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-2005:020 (kdegraphics).



A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the xpdf PDF code, which
could permit for arbitrary code execution as the user viewing a PDF file. The
vulnerability exists due to insufficient bounds checking while processing a PDF
file that provides malicious values in the /Encrypt /Length tag. Kdegraphics
uses xpdf code and is susceptible to the same vulnerability.

10.1 packages also include a fix for ksvg kde bug #74457.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:020
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Nimbustote Main Frame/Black for iPad (NimbusTote-300) Category: Handheld
$51.0
Nimbustote Main Frame/Black for iPad (NimbusTote-300) Category: Handheld pictureThe North Face - Mainframe Laptop Backpack - Dark Gray Heather/Zinc Gray
$84.95
The North Face - Mainframe Laptop Backpack - Dark Gray Heather/Zinc Gray pictureVintage Mac OS System 7 & Extras 16 Floppy Disks Apple Power Macintosh 7100/80
$55.0
Vintage Mac OS System 7 & Extras 16 Floppy Disks Apple Power Macintosh 7100/80 pictureRare IBM Tube Vintage IBM Mainframe 700 Series Pluggable Unit PU Module 360
$475.0
Rare IBM Tube Vintage IBM Mainframe 700 Series Pluggable Unit PU Module 360 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.