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USN-872-1: KDE 4 Runtime vulnerabilities

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USN-872-1: KDE 4 Runtime vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/10/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

It was discovered that the KIO subsystem of KDE did not properly performinput validation when processing help:// URIs. If a user or KIO applicationprocessed a crafted help:// URI, an attacker could trigger JavaScriptexecution or access files via directory traversal. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effectthe necessary changes. LP: 495301

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-kdebase-runtime

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