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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0204

Original release date: 05/05/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008


KDE 2 and KDE 3.1.1 and earlier 3.x versions allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via (1) PostScript (PS) or (2) PDF files, related to missing -dPARANOIDSAFER and -dSAFER arguments when using the kghostview Ghostscript viewer.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-296
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:002
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:049
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56808
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-284
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20030409-1.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-293
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=53343
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030411 GLSA: kde-2.x (200304-05)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030410 GLSA: kde-3.x (200304-04)
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2003:668
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030412 [Sorcerer-spells] KDE-SORCERER2003-04-12
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030414 GLSA: kde-2.x (200304-05.1)
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2003:747

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