GLSA 201406-31: Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 06/28/2014 09:35 AM

A Konqueror security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

GLSA 201406-31: Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201406-31
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 27, 2014
Bugs: #438452
ID: 201406-31

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Konqueror, the worst of
which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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Konqueror is the KDE web browser and file manager.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 kde-base/konqueror < 4.9.3-r1 >= 4.9.3-r1

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

Impact
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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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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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.

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-4512
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4512
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-4513
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4513
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-4514
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4514
[ 4 ] CVE-2012-4515
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4515

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201406-31.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5




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