Scientific Linux Security Update : kdelibs and kde-settings on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128500


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


- kdelibs: malicious desktop files and configuration files lead to code
 execution with minimal user interaction (CVE-2019-14744)
 Bug Fix(es):

- kde.csh profile file contains bourne-shell code


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128500

File Name: sl_20190903_kdelibs_and_kde_settings_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/04

Updated: 2019/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14744