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

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

CVE-2009-0689 kdelibs remote array overrun

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the kdelibs string to floating
point conversion routines. A web page containing malicious JavaScript
could crash Konqueror or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Konqueror. (CVE-2009-0689)

The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this
update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?32378eaf

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60696 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0689