Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : kde4libs vulnerability (USN-1842-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that KIO would sometimes display web authentication
credentials under certain error conditions. If a user were tricked
into opening a specially crafted web page, an attacker could
potentially exploit this to expose confidential information.

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 libkio5 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66691 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59808

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2074

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