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[GLSA-200501-16] Konqueror: Java sandbox vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Konqueror: Java sandbox vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-16
(Konqueror: Java sandbox vulnerabilities)


Konqueror contains two errors that permit JavaScript scripts and Java
applets to have access to restricted Java classes.

Impact

A remote attacker could embed a malicious Java applet in a web page and
entice a victim to view it. This applet can then bypass security
restrictions and execute any command, or access any file with the
rights of the user running Konqueror.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041220-1.txt
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1145


Solution:
All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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