USN-1842-1: KDE-Libs vulnerability
29 May 2013
KDE-Libs could be made to expose web credentials.
- kde4libs - KDE 4 core applications and libraries
It was discovered that KIO would sometimes display web authentication
credentials under certain error conditions. If a user were tricked into
opening a specially crafted web page, an attacker could potentially exploit
this to expose confidential information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that
use KIO from KDE-Libs, such as Konqueror, to make all the necessary changes.