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CentOS Update for kdegraphics CESA-2009:1130 centos5 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'kdegraphics' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The kdegraphics packages contain applications for the K Desktop Environment (KDE). Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based language to describe vector images. KSVG is a framework aimed at implementing the latest W3C SVG specifications. A use-after-free flaw was found in the KDE KSVG animation element implementation. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted SVG image, which once opened by an unsuspecting user, could cause a denial of service (Konqueror crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Konqueror. (CVE-2009-1709) A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the KDE, KSVG SVGList interface implementation. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted SVG image, which once opened by an unsuspecting user, would cause memory corruption, leading to a denial of service (Konqueror crash). (CVE-2009-0945) All users of kdegraphics should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

kdegraphics on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)