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RHSA-2005-868: kdegraphics Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kdegraphics packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated kdegraphics packages that resolve several security issues 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.
Several flaws were 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 names CVE-2005-3191, CVE-2005-3192, and
CVE-2005-3193 to these issues.
Users of kpdf should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to resolve these issues.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-868.html
Threat Level: High
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