[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2007:069 ] - Updated inkscape packages to format string vulnerability
Posted on: 03/23/2007 02:25 AM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2007:069
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : inkscape
Date : March 22, 2007
Affected: 2007.0
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Problem Description:

Format string vulnerability in Inkscape before 0.45.1 allows
user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format
string specifiers in a URI, which is not properly handled by certain
dialogs.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1463
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
5f11975b5aeae4ea6ff5c96f2e433baa 2007.0/i586/inkscape-0.44-4.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
626bb6d54333ee2e86cd13353952b95a 2007.0/SRPMS/inkscape-0.44-4.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
a42bb3246e026d19031a72b963649917 2007.0/x86_64/inkscape-0.44-4.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
626bb6d54333ee2e86cd13353952b95a 2007.0/SRPMS/inkscape-0.44-4.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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