GLSA-200601-11 : KDE kjs: URI heap overflow vulnerability

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-11
(KDE kjs: URI heap overflow vulnerability)

Maksim Orlovich discovered an incorrect bounds check in kjs when
handling URIs.

Impact :

By enticing a user to load a specially crafted webpage containing
malicious JavaScript, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running kjs.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060119-1.txt
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200601-11.xml

Solution :

All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs-3.4.3-r1

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20798 (gentoo_GLSA-200601-11.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0019