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USN-447-1: KDE library vulnerabilities

29 March 2007

KDE library vulnerabilities



It was discovered that Konqueror did not correctly handle iframes from
JavaScript. If a user were tricked into visiting a malicious website,
Konqueror could crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2007-1308)

A flaw was discovered in how Konqueror handled PASV FTP responses. If a
user were tricked into visiting a malicious FTP server, a remote
attacker could perform a port-scan of machines within the user's
network, leading to private information disclosure. (CVE-2007-1564)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.10
  • kdelibs4c2a - 4:3.5.5-0ubuntu3.1.1
Ubuntu 6.06
  • kdelibs4c2a - 4:3.5.2-0ubuntu18.3
Ubuntu 5.10
  • kdelibs4c2 - 4:3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session or
reboot your computer to effect the necessary changes.