kdelibs (SSA:2006-045-05)
Posted on: 02/15/2006 12:28 PM

New kdelibs packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and 10.2 to fix a security issue with kjs.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0019

Additional information may be found on the KDE website:

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060119-1.txt


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/kdelibs-3.4.2-i486-2.tgz: Patched a heap overflow
vulnerability in kjs, the JavaScript interpreter engine used by
Konqueror and other parts of KDE.
For more information, see:
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060119-1.txt
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0019
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-3.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/kdelibs-3.3.2-i486-3.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/kdelibs-3.4.2-i486-2.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.0 package:
e16976b57ea2e41520ebd986eba3aab4 kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-3.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
9d04a303202670c6698d4c8582bdf7b2 kdelibs-3.3.2-i486-3.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
903e2dc4ca1882e021a7223bf4a25d0c kdelibs-3.4.2-i486-2.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg kdelibs-3.4.2-i486-2.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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