Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-871-1 fixed vulnerabilities in KDE. This update provides the
corresponding updates for KDE 4.
This update also fixes a directory traversal flaw in KDE when
processing help:// URLs. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.10.
It was discovered that the KDE libraries could use KHTML to process an
unknown MIME type. If a user or application linked against kdelibs
were tricked into opening a crafted file, an attacker could
potentially trigger XMLHTTPRequests to remote sites.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :