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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN245-1 : 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
- kdelibs4c2
- kdelibs4c2-dbg


Description :

Maksim Orlovich discovered that kjs, the Javascript interpreter engine
used by Konqueror and other parts of KDE, did not sufficiently verify
the validity of UTF-8 encoded URIs. Specially crafted URIs could
trigger a buffer overflow. By tricking an user into visiting a
web site with malicious JavaScript code, a remote attacker could
exploit this to execute arbitrary code with user rights.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kdelibs-3.4.3-0ubuntu2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdelibs-bin-3.4.3-0ubuntu2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdelibs-data-3.4.3-0ubuntu2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdelibs4-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.5 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs4-dev-3.4.3-0ubuntu2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdelibs4-doc-3.4.3-0ubuntu2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdelibs4c2-3.4.3-0ubuntu2 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdelibs4c2-dbg-3.4.3-0ubuntu2 (Ubuntu 5.10)



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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