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RHSA-2003:235: Updated KDE packages fix security issue

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RHSA-2003:235: Updated KDE packages fix security issue

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/27/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

This erratum provides updated KDE packages that resolve a security issue in Konquerer.

KDE is a graphical desktop environment for the X Window System. Konqueror is the file manager for the K Desktop Environment. George Staikos reported that Konqueror may inadvertently send authentication credentials to websites other than the intended website in clear text via the HTTP-referer header. This can occur when authentication credentials are passed as part of a URL in the form http://user:password@host/ Users of Konqueror are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a backported security patch correcting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-arts
  • redhat-upgrade-kdebase
  • redhat-upgrade-kdebase-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kdelibs
  • redhat-upgrade-kdelibs-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kdelibs-sound
  • redhat-upgrade-kdelibs-sound-devel

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