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USN-608-1: KDE vulnerability

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USN-608-1: KDE vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/28/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

start_kdeinit in KDE 3.5.5 through 3.5.9, when installed setuid root, allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via "user-influenceable input" (probably command-line arguments) that cause start_kdeinit to send SIGUSR1 signals to other processes.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-kdelibs4c2a

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