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[GLSA-200601-11] KDE kjs: URI heap overflow vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
KDE kjs: URI heap overflow vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-11
(KDE kjs: URI heap overflow vulnerability)


Maksim Orlovich discovered an incorrect bounds check in kjs when
handling URIs.

Impact

By enticing a user to load a specially crafted webpage containing
malicious javascript, a possible hacker could execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running kjs.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0019
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060119-1.txt


Solution:
All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs-3.4.3-r1


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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