Scientific Linux Security Update : kdelibs 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 :

Two cross-site-scripting flaws were found in the way Konqueror
processes certain HTML content. This could result in a malicious
attacker presenting misleading content to an unsuspecting user.
(CVE-2007-0242, CVE-2007-0537)

A flaw was found in KDE JavaScript implementation. A web page
containing malicious JavaScript code could cause Konqueror to crash.

A flaw was found in the way Konqueror handled certain FTP PASV
commands. A malicious FTP server could use this flaw to perform a
rudimentary port-scan of machines behind a user's firewall.

Two Konqueror address spoofing flaws have been discovered. It was
possible for a malicious website to cause the Konqueror address bar to
display information which could trick a user into believing they are
at a different website than they actually are. (CVE-2007-3820,

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kdelibs, kdelibs-apidocs and / or kdelibs-devel

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60263 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0242