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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3205-1 (batik - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Nicolas Gregoire and Kevin Schaller discovered that Batik, a toolkit for processing SVG images, would load XML external entities by default. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted SVG file, an attacker could possibly obtain access to arbitrary files or cause resource consumption.

Affected Software

Affected Software

batik on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7+dfsg-3+deb7u1. For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7+dfsg-5. We recommend that you upgrade your batik packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)