GLSA-200601-11 : KDE kjs: URI heap overflow vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 20798


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-11 (KDE kjs: URI heap overflow vulnerability)

Maksim Orlovich discovered an incorrect bounds check in kjs when handling URIs.
Impact :

By enticing a user to load a specially crafted webpage containing malicious JavaScript, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running kjs.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All kdelibs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdelibs-3.4.3-r1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20798

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200601-11.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/01/23

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:kdelibs, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0019

OSVDB: 22659

GLSA: 200601-11