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RHSA-2009:1682: kdegraphics security update

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RHSA-2009:1682: kdegraphics security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/21/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/13/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The kdegraphics packages contain applications for the K DesktopEnvironment, including KPDF, a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF)files.Petr Gajdos and Christian Kornacker of SUSE reported a buffer overflow flawin KPDF's Type 1 font parser. A specially-crafted PDF file with an embeddedType 1 font could cause KPDF to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary codewhen opened. (CVE-2009-4035)Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain abackported patch to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kdegraphics
  • redhat-upgrade-kdegraphics-devel

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