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USN114-1 : kdelibs vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
kdelibs vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- kdelibs
- kdelibs-bin
- kdelibs-data
- kdelibs4
- kdelibs4-dev
- kdelibs4-doc


Description :

Bruno Rohee discovered a buffer overflow in the PCX decoder of kimgio.
If a possible hacker tricked a user into loading a malicious PCX image with
a KDE application, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary code
with the rights of the user opening the image.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kdelibs-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs-bin-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs-data-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs4-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs4-dev-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs4-doc-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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