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Security update for KDE

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(Last modified: 10OCT2007)


solutions Security update for KDE SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (00221b62185e3be15f2c1d132326e172)

Applies to

Package: fileshareset
kdebase3
kdebase3-beagle
kdebase3-devel
kdebase3-extra
kdebase3-kdm
kdebase3-ksysguardd
kdebase3-nsplugin
kdebase3-nsplugin64
kdebase3-samba
kdebase3-session
kdelibs3
kdelibs3-arts
kdelibs3-devel
kdelibs3-doc
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4433
Release: 20071010 Obsoletes: none Indications Everyone should update. Contraindications None. Problem description
  • Users could log in as root without having to enter the password if auto login was enabled and if kdm was configured to require the root password to shutdown the system (CVE-2007-4569).
  • Javascript code could modify the URL in the address bar to make the currently displayed web site appear to come from a different site (CVE-2007-4224).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh fileshareset.rpm kdebase3.rpm kdebase3-beagle.rpm kdebase3-devel.rpm kdebase3-extra.rpm kdebase3-kdm.rpm kdebase3-ksysguardd.rpm kdebase3-nsplugin.rpm kdebase3-nsplugin64.rpm kdebase3-samba.rpm kdebase3-session.rpm kdelibs3.rpm kdelibs3-arts.rpm kdelibs3-devel.rpm kdelibs3-doc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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