Scientific Linux Security Update : kdenetwork on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61024
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA directory traversal flaw was found in the way KGet, a download manager, handled the 'file' element in Metalink files. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted Metalink file that, when opened, would cause KGet to overwrite arbitrary files accessible to the user running KGet. (CVE-2011-1586)
The desktop must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected kdenetwork, kdenetwork-devel and / or kdenetwork-libs packages.