RHSA-2005:612-01: Moderate: kdelibs security update
Posted on: 07/27/2005 02:58 PM

A kdelibs security update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: kdelibs security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2005:612-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-612.html
Issue date: 2005-07-27
Updated on: 2005-07-27
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names: CAN-2005-1920
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1. Summary:

Updated kdelibs packages are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

kdelibs contains libraries for the K Desktop Environment.

A flaw was discovered affecting Kate, the KDE advanced text editor, and Kwrite. Depending on system settings, it may be possible for a local user to read the backup files created by Kate or Kwrite. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CAN-2005-1920 to this issue.

Please note this issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 2.1.

Users of Kate or Kwrite should update to these errata packages which contains a backported patch from the KDE security team correcting this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

163130 - CAN-2005-1920 Kate backup file permissions leak


6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm
7ede6e2ce67ea07acfa48f5606221f86 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm

i386:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
6d78e7103dea7680d8e3f12df426ef02 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm

ia64:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
0b8b9aca15d8208b84f86bb1bb69c2f0 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.ia64.rpm
978969c1cea859331a148ea684b4545d kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.ia64.rpm

ppc:
5944e019680a511a7a70b9a62f4308ea kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.ppc.rpm
aa8c1691accf4259008ccae4ca1bc2ff kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.ppc64.rpm
3b7221663806e81c258b51573386b77f kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.ppc.rpm

s390:
0a0980c4be1e48695672baef885a17f8 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.s390.rpm
d5e64cea7aa588eeef77860ef7017b64 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.s390.rpm

s390x:
0a0980c4be1e48695672baef885a17f8 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.s390.rpm
fc55eedb0682632e4358b3c93a891ff7 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.s390x.rpm
5d095f1dd6703d6265da51d27167cdfa kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
a7a1caf8c40aafd865f9b8c74b286fc9 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm
8ec6fe4ead529b3388468f089731de57 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm
7ede6e2ce67ea07acfa48f5606221f86 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm

i386:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
6d78e7103dea7680d8e3f12df426ef02 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm

x86_64:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
a7a1caf8c40aafd865f9b8c74b286fc9 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm
8ec6fe4ead529b3388468f089731de57 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm
7ede6e2ce67ea07acfa48f5606221f86 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm

i386:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
6d78e7103dea7680d8e3f12df426ef02 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm

ia64:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
0b8b9aca15d8208b84f86bb1bb69c2f0 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.ia64.rpm
978969c1cea859331a148ea684b4545d kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
a7a1caf8c40aafd865f9b8c74b286fc9 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm
8ec6fe4ead529b3388468f089731de57 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm
7ede6e2ce67ea07acfa48f5606221f86 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.src.rpm

i386:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
6d78e7103dea7680d8e3f12df426ef02 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm

ia64:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
0b8b9aca15d8208b84f86bb1bb69c2f0 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.ia64.rpm
978969c1cea859331a148ea684b4545d kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
c77e6bdb35366f70784e6aa9216bc8bc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.i386.rpm
a7a1caf8c40aafd865f9b8c74b286fc9 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm
8ec6fe4ead529b3388468f089731de57 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.11.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050718-1.txt
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-1920

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.


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