Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs (MDKSA-2004:154)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in the Konqueror webbrowser was discovered where an
untrusted java applet could escalate privileges (through JavaScript
calling into Java code). This includes the reading and writing of
files with the privileges of the user running the applet.

The provided packages have been patched to correct this problem.

See also :

http://www.heise.de/security/dienste/browsercheck/tests/java.shtml
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041220-1.txt

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16035 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-154.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1145

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