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RHSA-2006-0206: kdegraphics

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kdegraphics packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated kdegraphics packages that resolve a security issue in kpdf are now
available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The kdegraphics packages contain applications for the K Desktop Environment
including kpdf, a pdf file viewer.

A heap based buffer overflow bug was discovered in kpdf. A possible hacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause kpdf to crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2006-0301 to this issue.

Users of kpdf should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to resolve this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0206.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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