Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs (MDKSA-2004:154)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 16035


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


A vulnerability in the Konqueror webbrowser was discovered where an untrusted java applet could escalate privileges (through JavaScript calling into Java code). This includes the reading and writing of files with the privileges of the user running the applet.

The provided packages have been patched to correct this problem.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 16035

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-154.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/12/23

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kdelibs-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64kdecore4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64kdecore4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkdecore4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libkdecore4-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1145

MDKSA: 2004:154