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MDKSA-2003:079: 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 MDKSA-2003:079 (kdelibs).


A vulnerability in Konqueror was discovered where it could inadvertently send
authentication credentials to websites other than the intended site in clear
text via the HTTP-referer header when authentication credentials are passed as
part of a URL in the form http://user:password@host/.
The provided packages have a patch that corrects this issue.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:079
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8297

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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