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The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
Corsaire discovered that a number of HTTP user agents contained a flaw
in how they handle cookies. This flaw could allow an attacker to avoid
the path restrictions specified by a cookie's originator. According to
their advisory :
'The cookie specifications detail a path argument that can be used to
restrict the areas of a host that will be exposed to a cookie. By
using standard traversal techniques this functionality can be
subverted, potentially exposing the cookie to scrutiny and use in
This issue was fixed in KDE 3.1.3; the updated packages are patched to
protect against this vulnerability.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5