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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201406-34 ] KDE Libraries: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: KDE Libraries: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201406-34)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: June 29, 2014
Bug(s): #358025, #384227, #469140, #513726
ID: 201406-34

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in KDE Libraries, the
worst of which could lead to man-in-the-middle attacks.


Background

KDE is a feature-rich graphical desktop environment for Linux and
Unix-like operating systems. KDE Libraries contains libraries needed by
all KDE applications.


Affected Packages

Package: kde-base/kdelibs
Vulnerable: < 4.12.5-r1
Unaffected: >= 4.12.5-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could cause a man-in-the-middle attack via any
certificate issued by a legitimate certification authority. Furthermore,
a local attacker may gain knowledge of user passwords through an
information leak.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All KDE users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-base/kdelibs-4.12.5-r1"
   


References

CVE-2011-1094
CVE-2011-3365
CVE-2013-2074
CVE-2014-3494
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