[UCI-Linux] [SECURITY] Fedora Core 1 Update: kdelibs-3.1.4-7

Mike Iglesias IGLESIAS at uci.edu
Wed Sep 8 09:42:51 PDT 2004

Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2004 11:25:03 +0200
From: Than Ngo <than at redhat.com>
To: fedora-announce-list at redhat.com
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 1 Update: kdelibs-3.1.4-7

Subject: Fedora Core 1 Update: kdelibs-3.1.4-7

Fedora Update Notification

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).

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.

* Wed Sep 01 2004 Than Ngo <than at 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 at redhat.com> 6:3.1.4-6

- temporary directory vulnerability, CAN-2004-0689

This update can be downloaded from:

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
61cef6ddcc8a103f0aae6d7c8a31e224  i386/kdelibs-3.1.4-7.i386.rpm
987c650d14f71dc848cce75f8bf4dc3a  i386/kdelibs-devel-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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