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Fedora Core 4 2006-050: kdelibs

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kdelibs package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-050 (kdelibs).

Libraries for the K Desktop Environment:
KDE Libraries included: kdecore (KDE core library), kdeui (user interface),
kfm (file manager), khtmlw (HTML widget), kio (Input/Output, networking),
kspell (spelling checker), jscript (javascript), kab (addressbook),
kimgio (image manipulation).

Update Information:

A heap overflow flaw was discovered affecting kjs, the
JavaScript interpreter engine used by Konqueror and other
parts of KDE. A possible hacker could create a malicious web site
containing carefully crafted JavaScript code that would
trigger this flaw and possibly lead to arbitrary code
execution. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
assigned the name CVE-2006-0019 to this issue.

Users of KDE should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch from the KDE security team
correcting this issue


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 16325

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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