Virtuozzo 7 : kdelibs / kdelibs-apidocs / kdelibs-common / etc (VZLSA-2017-1264)

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Synopsis :

The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.

Description :

An update for kdelibs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The K Desktop Environment (KDE) is a graphical desktop environment for
the X Window System. The kdelibs packages include core libraries for
the K Desktop Environment.

Security Fix(es) :

* A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way kdelibs handled
D-Bus messages. A local user could potentially use this flaw to gain
root privileges by spoofing a callerID and leveraging a privileged
helper application. (CVE-2017-8422)

Red Hat would like to thank Sebastian Krahmer (SUSE) for reporting
this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has attempted to extract the
preceding description block directly from the corresponding Red Hat
security advisory. Virtuozzo provides no description for VZLSA
advisories. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format
it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c60a4e2e
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1264.html

Solution :

Update the affected kdelibs / kdelibs-apidocs / kdelibs-common / etc package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Virtuozzo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101468 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8422

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