Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs (MDKSA-2003:079)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability in Konqueror was discovered where it could
inadvertently send authentication credentials to websites other than
the intended site in clear text via the HTTP-referer header when
authentication credentials are passed as part of a URL in the form
http://user:[email protected]/.

The provided packages have a patch that corrects this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14062 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-079.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0459

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