USN-823-1: KDE-Graphics vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-823-1
24th August, 2009
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
It was discovered that KDE-Graphics did not properly handle certain
malformed SVG images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted SVG image, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effect
the necessary changes.