Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs (MDKSA-2004:150)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Daniel Fabian discovered a potential privacy issue in KDE. When
creating a link to a remote file from various applications, including
Konqueror, the resulting URL may contain the authentication
credentials used to access that remote resource. This includes, but is
not limited to, browsing SMB (Samba) shares. Upon further
investigation, it was found that the SMB protocol handler also
unnecessarily exposed authentication credentials (CVE-2004-1171).

Another vulnerability was discovered where a malicious website could
abuse Konqueror to load its own content into a window or tab that was
opened by a trusted website, or it could trick a trusted website into
loading content into an existing window or tab. This could lead to the
user being confused as to the origin of a particular webpage and could
have the user unknowingly send confidential information intended for a
trusted site to the malicious site (CVE-2004-1158).

The updated packages contain a patch from the KDE team to solve this

Additionally, the kdelibs and kdebase packages for Mandrakelinux 10.1
contain numerous bugfixes. New qt3 packages are being provided for
Mandrakelinux 10.0 that are required to build the kdebase package.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15981 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-150.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0721

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