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RHSA-2004:006: Updated kdepim packages resolve security vulnerability

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RHSA-2004:006: Updated kdepim packages resolve security vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/17/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated kdepim packages are now available that fix a local buffer overflow vulnerability.

The K Desktop Environment (KDE) is a graphical desktop for the X Window System. The KDE Personal Information Management (kdepim) suite helps you to organize your mail, tasks, appointments, and contacts. The KDE team found a buffer overflow in the file information reader of VCF files. An attacker could construct a VCF file so that when it was opened by a victim it would execute arbitrary commands. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0988 to this issue. Users of kdepim are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a backported security patch that corrects this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kdepim
  • redhat-upgrade-kdepim-devel

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