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Konqueror: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201406-31 / konqueror
Release Date June 27, 2014
Latest Revision June 27, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
kde-base/konqueror < 4.9.3-r1 >= 4.9.3-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #438452

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Konqueror, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Konqueror is the KDE web browser and file manager.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Konqueror. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web site using Konqueror, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Konqueror users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-base/konqueror-4.9.3-r1"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since November 11, 2012. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

4.  References



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