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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN176-1 : kdebase vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
kdebase vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- kappfinder
- kate
- kcontrol
- kdebase
- kdebase-bin
- kdebase-data
- kdebase-dev
- kdebase-doc
- kdebase-kio-tests
- kdepasswd
- kdeprint
- kdesktop
- kdm
- kfind
- khelpcenter
- kicker
- klipper
- kmenuedit
- konqueror
- konqueror-nstests
- konsole
- kpager
- kpersonalizer
- ksmserver
- ksplash
- ksysguard
- ksysguardd
- ktip
- kwin
- libkonq4
- libkonq4-dev
- xfonts-konsole


Description :

Ilja van Sprundel discovered a flaw in the lock file handling of
kcheckpass. A local attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with root rights.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kappfinder-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kate-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kcontrol-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdebase-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdebase-bin-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdebase-data-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdebase-dev-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdebase-doc-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdebase-kio-tests-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdepasswd-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdeprint-3.4.0-0ubuntu18.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
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[...]


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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