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USN-823-1: KDE-Graphics vulnerabilities

24 August 2009

KDE-Graphics vulnerabilities

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Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that KDE-Graphics did not properly handle certain
malformed SVG images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted SVG image, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 8.04

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effect
the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-822-1: kdelibs5, kdelibs4c2a, kdelibs, kde4libs
  • USN-836-1: webkit, libwebkit-1.0-1-dbg, libwebkit-dev, libwebkit-1.0-1
  • USN-857-1: qt4-x11, libqt4-webkit