Scientific Linux Security Update : kdebase on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Kees Huijgen found a flaw in the way KDM handled logins when autologin
and 'shutdown with password' were enabled. A local user would have
been able to login via KDM as any user without requiring a password.

Two Konqueror address spoofing flaws were discovered. A malicious
website could spoof the Konqueror address bar, tricking a victim into
believing the page was from a different site. (CVE-2007-3820,

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kdebase and / or kdebase-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60262 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3820