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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN217-1 : inkscape vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
inkscape vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "inkscape" is missing a security patch.

Description :

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the SVG importer of Inkscape.
By tricking an user into opening a specially crafted SVG image this
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the rights of
the Inkscape user.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- inkscape-0.42-1build1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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