Scientific Linux Security Update : kdelibs on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60263

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Two cross-site-scripting flaws were found in the way Konqueror processes certain HTML content. This could result in a malicious attacker presenting misleading content to an unsuspecting user.
(CVE-2007-0242, CVE-2007-0537)

A flaw was found in KDE JavaScript implementation. A web page containing malicious JavaScript code could cause Konqueror to crash.
(CVE-2007-1308)

A flaw was found in the way Konqueror handled certain FTP PASV commands. A malicious FTP server could use this flaw to perform a rudimentary port-scan of machines behind a user's firewall.
(CVE-2007-1564)

Two Konqueror address spoofing flaws have been discovered. It was possible for a malicious website to cause the Konqueror address bar to display information which could trick a user into believing they are at a different website than they actually are. (CVE-2007-3820, CVE-2007-4224)

Solution

Update the affected kdelibs, kdelibs-apidocs and / or kdelibs-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7627dbff

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60263

File Name: sl_20071008_kdelibs_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0242, CVE-2007-0537, CVE-2007-1308, CVE-2007-1564, CVE-2007-3820, CVE-2007-4224

CWE: 59, 79, 399