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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60696

Synopsis

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

Description

CVE-2009-0689 kdelibs remote array overrun

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the kdelibs string to floating point conversion routines. A web page containing malicious JavaScript could crash Konqueror or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Konqueror. (CVE-2009-0689)

The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5c44d618

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60696

File Name: sl_20091124_kdelibs_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/02

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: 2009/11/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689

CWE: 119