Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs (MDKSA-2007:157)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 36567
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe KDE HTML library (kdelibs), as used by Konqueror 3.5.5, does not properly parse HTML comments, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and bypass some XSS protection schemes by embedding certain HTML tags within a comment in a title tag, a related issue to CVE-2007-0478. Also affects kdelibs 3.5.6, as per KDE official advisory.
Updated packages have been patched to prevent this.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.