Fedora Core 1 Update: kdelibs-3.1.4-7
Posted on: 09/08/2004 04:34 PM

An updated kdelibs is available for Fedora Core 1

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-290
2004-09-08
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Product : Fedora Core 1
Name : kdelibs
Version : 3.1.4
Release : 7
Summary : K Desktop Environment - Libraries
Description :
Libraries for the K Desktop Environment:
KDE Libraries included: kdecore (KDE core library), kdeui (user interface), kfm (file manager), khtmlw (HTML widget), kio (Input/Output, networking), kspell (spelling checker), jscript (javascript), kab (addressbook), kimgio (image manipulation).

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Update Information:

Andrew Tuitt reported that versions of KDE up to and including 3.2.3 create temporary directories with predictable names. A local attacker could prevent KDE applications from functioning correctly, or overwrite files owned by other users by creating malicious symlinks. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CAN-2004-0689 to this issue.

WESTPOINT internet reconnaissance services has discovered that the KDE web browser Konqueror allows websites to set cookies for certain country specific secondary top level domains. An attacker within one of the affected domains could construct a cookie which would be sent to all other websites within the domain leading to a session fixation attack. This issue does not affect popular domains such as .co.uk, .co.in, or .com. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CAN-2004-0721 to this issue.

A frame injection spoofing vulnerability has been discovered in the Konqueror web browser. This issue could allow a malicious website to show arbitrary content in a named frame of a different browser window. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CAN-2004-0746 to this issue.

All users of KDE are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain backported patches from the KDE team for these issues.

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* Wed Sep 01 2004 Than Ngo than@redhat.com 6:3.1.4-7

- Konqueror Frame Injection Vulnerability CAN-2004-0721
- Konqueror Cross-Domain Cookie Injection CAN-2004-0746

* Wed Jul 28 2004 Than Ngo than@redhat.com 6:3.1.4-6

- temporary directory vulnerability, CAN-2004-0689


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/1/

008938cbdcd2153b84d2dda1cbcbf887 SRPMS/kdelibs-3.1.4-7.src.rpm
eb7ea45f4d74c1445336bcef9761f02f x86_64/kdelibs-3.1.4-7.x86_64.rpm
09e622613f98b001d548815e0e8a8a1e x86_64/kdelibs-devel-3.1.4-7.x86_64.rpm
5b239bdfa7ccadb00fe6eca14b4c0593
x86_64/debug/kdelibs-debuginfo-3.1.4-7.x86_64.rpm
61cef6ddcc8a103f0aae6d7c8a31e224 i386/kdelibs-3.1.4-7.i386.rpm
987c650d14f71dc848cce75f8bf4dc3a i386/kdelibs-devel-3.1.4-7.i386.rpm
b2831db469e778da7a7d4073d6cb5517
i386/debug/kdelibs-debuginfo-3.1.4-7.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.


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