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Vulnerability Assessment Details
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Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Updated kdelib and kdebase packages that resolve several security issues
are now available.
The kdelibs packages include libraries for the K Desktop Environment. The
kdebase packages include core applications for the K Desktop Environment.
Secunia Research discovered a window injection spoofing vulnerability
affecting the Konqueror web browser. This issue could permit a malicious
website to show arbitrary content in a different browser window. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2004-1158
to this issue.
A bug was discovered in the way kioslave handles URL-encoded newline (%0a)
characters before the FTP command. It is possible that a specially crafted
URL could be used to execute any ftp command on a remote server, or
potentially send unsolicited email. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2004-1165 to this issue.
A bug was discovered that can crash KDE screensaver under certain local
circumstances. This could permit a possible hacker with physical access to the
workstation to take over a locked desktop session. Please note that this
issue only affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-0078 to this issue.
All users of KDE are advised to upgrade to this updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-009.html
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security
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