[UCI-Linux] [SECURITY] Fedora Core 2 Update: kdebase-3.2.2-6.FC2

Mike Iglesias IGLESIAS at uci.edu
Wed Sep 8 09:44:50 PDT 2004

Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2004 11:33:43 +0200
From: Than Ngo <than at redhat.com>
To: fedora-announce-list at redhat.com
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 2 Update: kdebase-3.2.2-6.FC2

Subject: Fedora Core 2 Update: kdebase-3.2.2-6.FC2

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : kdebase
Version     : 3.2.2
Release     : 6.FC2
Summary     : K Desktop Environment - core files
Description :
Core applications for the K Desktop Environment.  Included are: kdm
(replacement for xdm), kwin (window manager), konqueror (filemanager,
web browser, ftp client, ...), konsole (xterm replacement), kpanel
(application starter and desktop pager), kaudio (audio server),
kdehelp (viewer for kde help files, info and man pages), kthememgr
(system for managing alternate theme packages) plus other KDE
components (kcheckpass, kikbd, kscreensaver, kcontrol, kfind,
kfontmanager, kmenuedit).

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 packages,
which contain backported patches from the KDE team for these issues.
* Mon Sep 06 2004 Than Ngo <than at redhat.com> 6:3.2.2-6.FC2

- fix a bug in keyboard layout with xorg.x11, bug #121950
- fix df problem on AFS

* Wed Sep 01 2004 Than Ngo <than at redhat.com> 6:3.2.2-5.FC2

- Konqueror Frame Injection Vulnerability, CAN-2004-0721

This update can be downloaded from:

80f87d426b760776fc7fc03653ad30a6  SRPMS/kdebase-3.2.2-6.FC2.src.rpm
6bbf33f60b428bc3f2e0fac4fa09b64f  x86_64/kdebase-3.2.2-6.FC2.x86_64.rpm
a05b23c8202566417a5bc2d3a3a5cd88  i386/kdebase-3.2.2-6.FC2.i386.rpm
bc6d4263395d4af1a4b89503ff4a8e28  i386/kdebase-devel-3.2.2-6.FC2.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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