Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : kdepim vulnerability (USN-1512-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that KDE PIM html renderer incorrectly enabled
JavaScript, Java and Plugins. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
send an email with embedded JavaScript that possibly executes when
opened.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected kdepim package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60079 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54448

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3413

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