FreeBSD : kdelibs -- local DCOP denial of service vulnerability (972697a7-9a42-11d9-a256-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

A KDE Security Advisory reports :

Sebastian Krahmer of the SUSE LINUX Security Team reported a local
denial of service vulnerability in KDE's Desktop Communication
Protocol (DCOP) daemon better known as dcopserver.

A local user can lock up the dcopserver of arbitrary other users on
the same machine. This can cause a significant reduction in desktop
functionality for the affected users including, but not limited to,
the inability to browse the internet and the inability to start new
applications.

See also :

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050316-1.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?81026588

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19040 (freebsd_pkg_972697a79a4211d9a2560001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0396

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