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[GLSA-200504-23] Kommander: Insecure remote script execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Kommander: Insecure remote script execution

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-23
(Kommander: Insecure remote script execution)


Kommander executes data files from possibly untrusted locations without
user confirmation.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Kommander.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0754
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050420-1.txt


Solution:
All kdewebdev users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-base/kdewebdev-3.3.2-r2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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