Ubuntu 5.04 : kdewebdev vulnerability (USN-115-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Eckhart W�r discovered that Kommander opens files from remote and
possibly untrusted locations without user confirmation. Since
Kommander files can contain scripts, this would allow an attacker to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user opening the

The updated Kommander will not automatically open files from remote
locations, and files which do not end with '.kmdr' any more.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20503 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0754