Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs (MDKSA-2005:045)
High Nessus Plugin ID 17140
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA bug in the way kioslave handles URL-encoded newline (%0a) characters before the FTP command was discovered. Because of this, it is possible that a specially crafted URL could be used to execute any ftp command on a remote server, or even send unsolicited email.
As well, Davide Madrisan discovered that dcopidlng created temporary files in an insecure manner.
The updated packages are patched to deal with these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.