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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated kdelibs packages that fix a local denial of service issue are
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The kdelibs package provides libraries for the K Desktop Environment.
Sebastian Krahmer discovered a flaw in dcopserver, the KDE Desktop
Communication Protocol (DCOP) daemon. A local user could use this flaw
to stall the DCOP authentication process, affecting any local desktop
users and causing a reduction in their desktop functionality. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2005-0396 to this issue.
Users of KDE should upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain
backported patches to correct these issues.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
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CVE ID: CVE-2005-0396
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