Joxean Koret has reported a vulnerability in Inkscape, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the SVG importer. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) file.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
Solution: Update to version 0.43 or later.
Provided and/or discovered by: Joxean Koret
Original Advisory: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=330894
Do you have additional information related to this advisory?
Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this
information to email@example.com