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Vulnerability Assessment Details
kdebase, kdelibs: Multiple security issues
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200408-13
(kdebase, kdelibs: Multiple security issues)
KDE contains three security issues:
Insecure handling of temporary files when running KDE applications
outside of the KDE environment
DCOPServer creates temporary files in an insecure manner
The Konqueror browser permits websites to load webpages into a target
frame of any other open frame-based webpage
A possible hacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to create or overwrite
files with the permissions of another user, compromise the account of users
running a KDE application and insert arbitrary frames into an otherwise
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of kdebase.
All KDE users should upgrade to the latest versions of kdelibs and kdebase:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=kde-base/kdebase-3.2.3-r1"
# emerge ">=kde-base/kdebase-3.2.3-r1"
# emerge -pv ">=kde-base/kdelibs-3.2.3-r1"
# emerge ">=kde-base/kdelibs-3.2.3-r1"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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|Matched Pair Intel XEON Quad Core E5520 2.26GHZ 5.86GT/S SLBFC Processor CPU
|HP PROLIANT DL360p GEN 8 G8 8 CORE 2 x 2.5GHZ E5-2609V2,16GB,2X146GB,P420,PSU
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