Updated kdegraphics packages that fix a security issue are now available
for CentOS Linux 5.
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. This includes kpdf, a PDF file viewer.
Alin Rad Pop discovered a flaw in the handling of PDF files. An attacker
could create a malicious PDF file that would cause kpdf to crash, or
potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2007-5393)
All kdegraphics users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain backported patches to resolve this issue.