GLSA-201406-31 : Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-31
(Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Konqueror. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web
site using Konqueror, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201406-31

Solution :

All Konqueror users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-base/konqueror-4.9.3-r1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 11, 2012. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76288 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55879

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4512
CVE-2012-4513
CVE-2012-4514
CVE-2012-4515

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