Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : kdelibs vulnerability (USN-420-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 28012
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionJose Avila III and Robert Tasarz discovered that the KDE HTML library did not correctly parse HTML comments inside the 'title' tag. By tricking a Konqueror user into visiting a malicious website, an attacker could bypass cross-site scripting protections.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.