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MDKSA-2004:003: kdepim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kdepim package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:003 (kdepim).


A vulnerability was discovered in all versions of kdepim as distributed with KDE
versions 3.1.0 through 3.1.4. This vulnerability permits for a carefully crafted
.VCF file to potentially enable a local attacker to compromise the privacy of a
victim's data or execute arbitrary commands with the victim's rights. This
can also be used by remote attackers if the victim enables previews for remote
files
however this is disabled by default.
The provided packages contain a patch from the KDE team to correct this problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:003
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9419

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

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