Scientific Linux Security Update : kdebase on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60262
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionKees Huijgen found a flaw in the way KDM handled logins when autologin and 'shutdown with password' were enabled. A local user would have been able to login via KDM as any user without requiring a password.
Two Konqueror address spoofing flaws were discovered. A malicious website could spoof the Konqueror address bar, tricking a victim into believing the page was from a different site. (CVE-2007-3820, CVE-2007-4224)
SolutionUpdate the affected kdebase and / or kdebase-devel packages.