Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos
MDKSA-2006:227: kdegraphics Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kdegraphics package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:227 (kdegraphics).
Stack overflow in the KFILE JPEG (kfile_jpeg) test in kdegraphics3,
as used by konqueror, digikam, and other KDE image browsers, allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a
crafted EXIF section in a JPEG file, which results in an infinite
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:227
Threat Level: High
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.