Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs (MDKSA-2003:079)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14062


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


A vulnerability in Konqueror was discovered where it could inadvertently send authentication credentials to websites other than the intended site in clear text via the HTTP-referer header when authentication credentials are passed as part of a URL in the form http://user:[email protected]/.

The provided packages have a patch that corrects this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14062

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2003-079.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kdelibs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kdelibs-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kdelibs-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kdelibs-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2003/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0459

MDKSA: 2003:079