SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : kdenetwork (SAT Patch Numbers 3563 / 3564)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of kdenetwork fixes several bugs, the security related
issues are :

- The 'name' attribute of the 'file' element of metalink
files is not properly sanitised this can be exploited to
download files to arbitrary directories. (CVE-2010-1000:
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N):
CWE-22)

- The included libgadu version allowed remote servers to
cause a denial of service (crash) via a buffer
over-read. (CVE-2008-4776: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): CWE-119)

Non-security issues :

- kopete: ICQ login broken; login server changed.
(bnc#653852)

- kopete cant connect to yahoo. (bnc#516347)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=516347
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=525528
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=604709
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=653852
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4776.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1000.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 3563 / 3564 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51199 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4776
CVE-2010-1000

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