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RHSA-2011:0465: kdenetwork security update

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RHSA-2011:0465: kdenetwork security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/26/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/12/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The kdenetwork packages contain networking applications for the K DesktopEnvironment (KDE).A directory traversal flaw was found in the way KGet, a download manager,handled the "file" element in Metalink files. An attacker could use thisflaw to create a specially-crafted Metalink file that, when opened, wouldcause KGet to overwrite arbitrary files accessible to the user runningKGet. (CVE-2011-1586)Users of kdenetwork should upgrade to these updated packages, which containa backported patch to resolve this issue. The desktop must be restarted(log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kdenetwork
  • redhat-upgrade-kdenetwork-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kdenetwork-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kdenetwork-libs

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