Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA293] DSA-293-1 kdelibs


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA293] DSA-293-1 kdelibs

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-293-1 kdelibs

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The KDE team discovered a vulnerability in the way KDE uses Ghostscript
software for processing of PostScript (PS) and PDF files. A possible hacker
could provide a malicious PostScript or PDF file via mail or websites
that could lead to executing arbitrary commands under the rights
of the user viewing the file or when the browser generates a directory
listing with thumbnails.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.2-13.woody.7 of kdelibs and associated packages.
The old stable distribution (potato) is not affected since it does not
contain KDE.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unofficial backport of KDE 3.1.1 to woody by Ralf Nolden on
download.kde.org, this problem has been fixed in version 3.1.1-0woody3
of kdelibs. Using the normal backport line for apt-get you will get
the update:
deb http://download.kde.org/stable/latest/Debian stable main
We recommend that you upgrade your kdelibs and associated packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-293
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7318

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p390nr 15.6in. (1TB, AMD A-Series, 1.9GHz,
$111.76
HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p390nr 15.6in. (1TB, AMD A-Series, 1.9GHz, pictureCrucial MX300 2.5" 1TB SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) CT
$23.88
Crucial MX300 2.5Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 (STEA1000400)
$38.0
Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 (STEA1000400) pictureLenovo IdeaPad Y50 15.6in. (1TB + 8GB, Intel Core i7 4th Gen., 2.5GHz, 8GB)...
$449.0
Lenovo IdeaPad Y50 15.6in. (1TB + 8GB, Intel Core i7 4th Gen., 2.5GHz, 8GB)... picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.