Canonical Fixes Inkscape Vulnerabilities in Ubuntu 12.10

On January 30, in a security notice Canonical published details about Inkscape vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems.

According to Canonical, several security issues have been fixed in Inkscape. It was discovered that Inkscape incorrectly handled XML external entities in SVG files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially-crafted SVG file, Inkscape could possibly include external files in drawings, resul… (read more)

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