Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : kde4libs, kdelibs vulnerabilities (USN-822-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that KDE-Libs did not properly handle certain
malformed SVG images. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted SVG image, an attacker could cause a denial of service or
possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking the program. This issue only affected Ubuntu 9.04.
(CVE-2009-0945)

It was discovered that the KDE JavaScript garbage collector did not
properly handle memory allocation failures. If a user were tricked
into viewing a malicious website, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-1687)

It was discovered that KDE-Libs did not properly handle HTML content
in the head element. If a user were tricked into viewing a malicious
website, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2009-1690)

It was discovered that KDE-Libs did not properly handle the Cascading
Style Sheets (CSS) attr function call. If a user were tricked into
viewing a malicious website, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user invoking the program. (CVE-2009-1698).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40767 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0945
CVE-2009-1687
CVE-2009-1690
CVE-2009-1698