Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Ubuntu Local Security Checks >> USN176-1 : kdebase vulnerability


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)
-
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

STUFF4 Gel/TPU Case/Cover for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)/Teal Fashion
$6.98
STUFF4 Gel/TPU Case/Cover for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)/Teal Fashion pictureSTUFF4 Gel/TPU Case/Cover for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)/Pink Fashion
$6.98
STUFF4 Gel/TPU Case/Cover for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)/Pink Fashion pictureSTUFF4 Gel/TPU Case/Cover for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)/Extraterrestrial
$6.98
STUFF4 Gel/TPU Case/Cover for Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)/Extraterrestrial pictureLot of 38 Vintage Internet CDs Discs AOL People PC MSN Prodigy Earthlink
$15.99
Lot of 38 Vintage Internet CDs Discs AOL People PC MSN Prodigy Earthlink  picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.