GLSA-201406-31 : Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76288


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-31 (Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Konqueror. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web site using Konqueror, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Konqueror users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-base/konqueror-4.9.3-r1' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since November 11, 2012. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76288

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201406-31.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/28

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:konqueror, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4512, CVE-2012-4513, CVE-2012-4514, CVE-2012-4515

BID: 55879

GLSA: 201406-31