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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0905 :
Updated kdebase packages that resolve several security flaws are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The kdebase packages provide the core applications for KDE, the K
Desktop Environment. These core packages include Konqueror, the web
browser and file manager.
These updated packages address the following vulnerabilities :
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,
Users of KDE should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to correct these issues.
See also :
Update the affected kdebase packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67573 ()
Bugtraq ID: 24912
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3820CVE-2007-4224CVE-2007-4569
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