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USN217-1 : inkscape vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote package "inkscape" is missing a security patch.
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.
Upgrade to :
- inkscape-0.42-1build1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Threat Level: High
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