Scientific Linux Security Update : kdelibs on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62775


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


A heap-based buffer over-read flaw was found in the way kdelibs calculated canvas dimensions for large images. A web page containing malicious content could cause an application using kdelibs to crash or disclose portions of its memory. (CVE-2012-4513)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62775

File Name: sl_20121030_kdelibs_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/10/31

Modified: 2012/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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: 2012/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4512, CVE-2012-4513