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RHSA-2007:0905: kdebase security update

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RHSA-2007:0905: kdebase security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/21/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/26/2007
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated kdebase packages that resolve several security flaws are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The kdebase packages provide the core applications for KDE, the K Desktop Environment. These core packages include Konqueror, the web browser and file manager. These updated packages address the following vulnerabilities: Kees Huijgen found a flaw in the way KDM handled logins when autologin and "shutdown with password" were enabled. A local user would have been able to login via KDM as any user without requiring a password. (CVE-2007-4569) Two Konqueror address spoofing flaws were discovered. A malicious web site could spoof the Konqueror address bar, tricking a victim into believing the page was from a different site. (CVE-2007-3820, CVE-2007-4224) Users of KDE should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kdebase
  • redhat-upgrade-kdebase-devel

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