kdenetwork (SSA:2005-203-02)
Posted on: 07/22/2005 04:14 PM

New kdenetwork packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix security issues. Overflows in libgadu (used by kopete) that can cause a denial of service or arbitrary code execution.

More details about this vulnerability may be found here:
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050721-1.txt

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/kdenetwork-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz: Patched overflows in
libgadu (used by kopete) that can cause a denial of service or
arbitrary code execution.
For more information, see:
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050721-1.txt
(* 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/kdenetwork-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/kdenetwork-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/kde/kdenetwork-3.4.1-i486-2.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.0 package:
762d2d871cf71af4f0c3d2d34e4d4578 kdenetwork-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
3a80c2d6f891d5592bd25e1ba2bbae96 kdenetwork-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
a5a3ef3a86735d31b9fda746161d12f3 kdenetwork-3.4.1-i486-2.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg kdenetwork-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz


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



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