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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated kdelibs packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The kdelibs packages provide libraries for the K Desktop Environment
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the kdelibs string to floating
could crash Konqueror or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Konqueror. (CVE-2009-0689)
Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue. The desktop must be restarted
(log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected kdelibs, kdelibs-apidocs and / or kdelibs-devel
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 42890 ()
Bugtraq ID: 35510
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0689
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