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Security update for inkscape

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(Last modified: 10APR2007)


solutions Security update for inkscape SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ebe0beb2ee67f5e75d66f7c6111b6fe3)

Applies to

Package: inkscape
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070410
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Several format string problems where fixed in inkscape.
CVE-2007-1463: A format string vulnerability in Inkscape allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a URI, which is not properly handled by certain dialogs.
CVE-2007-1464: Format string vulnerability in the whiteboard Jabber protocol in Inkscape allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh inkscape.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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