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Ubuntu: Inkscape vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu A flaw was discovered in Inkscape's use of format strings. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted URI in Inkscape, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
=========================================================== 
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-438-1             March 20, 2007
inkscape vulnerability
CVE-2007-1463
===========================================================

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

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

Ubuntu 5.10:
  inkscape                                 0.42-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
  inkscape                                 0.43-4ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 6.10:
  inkscape                                 0.44-1ubuntu2.1

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Inkscape or reboot 
your computer to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

A flaw was discovered in Inkscape's use of format strings.  If a user 
were tricked into opening a specially crafted URI in Inkscape, a remote 
attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.42-1ubuntu0.2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    10748 2845c7245a1b7be4c5c751a27b0cc2e7
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.42-1ubuntu0.2.dsc
      Size/MD5:      887 97c737882a0f670a9cadb7dd03f2a7d3
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.42.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  8001602 653c81be2fc7c80fd9895e908d3a73f1

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.42-1ubuntu0.2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  6371548 5edc834d0661390802903328c979ee2a

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.42-1ubuntu0.2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  5934276 4d1c8ac3b46ad98317cbff623c1cf83a

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.42-1ubuntu0.2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  6329196 73c242a09e8445e2c5114e67d3a5326f

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.42-1ubuntu0.2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  6009640 55747db48a057dad40e9ee83b0d3eedb

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.43-4ubuntu3.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    21982 e0849e3fa7016a4eec11a03f5135fb95
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.43-4ubuntu3.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:      980 f12017904a2dfb65c7e575b7fa61256b
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.43.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  9185965 e3e92da1464dcee1b42560ff073dfe36

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.43-4ubuntu3.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  7778462 54ea87b063fea676141e1b091bc1431e

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.43-4ubuntu3.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  7375678 05bf8ec7cb22080b6744a6408c5e5a4a

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.43-4ubuntu3.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  7865464 96d2703544dfaa08a99cca8c329d9d71

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.43-4ubuntu3.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  7503160 15fd6c1e013186acfd62e5d0a5bd7d75

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.44-1ubuntu2.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:    24944 5687cda78c7255b4fdc0febb5970f861
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.44-1ubuntu2.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:      966 179a5be63f3f4eb8df47ab51a5395335
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.44.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  9549500 099653446c11d2536d6c4727634eaca5

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.44-1ubuntu2.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  7694504 1499a5ddf8832036d16d75b2ca1432b2

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.44-1ubuntu2.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  7522234 c1e2f801f9ba4d76ef05eecf6ce81ab5

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.44-1ubuntu2.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  7822556 734c96863c5c6d816f87c302088f88da

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/inkscape/inkscape_0.44-1ubuntu2.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  7549074 7b73eafd429383055b5021f9ebf09d5d


 
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