Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : kde4libs vulnerability (USN-3286-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100217
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionSebastian Krahmer discovered that the KDE-Libs Kauth component incorrectly checked services invoking D-Bus. A local attacker could use this issue to gain root privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected kdelibs5-plugins package.