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Security update for package kdenetwork

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(Last modified: 08NOV2002)


solutions Security update for package kdenetwork SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3f4b8c06aaa8e9c10253ab43c75cff73)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Firewall on CD 2 - VPN
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE eMail Server 3.1
SuSE Linux Office Server
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Firewall on CD 2
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: kdenetwork
Release: 20021108
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This update should be installed on systems with a running lisa server and on systems which are used as a client, i.e. using the konqueror "lan://" URL scheme.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A remotely exploitable root security hole has been discovered in the lisa server. Additionally, a modified lisa server can be used to execute code on clients with the permissions of the user using konqueror's "lan://" scheme.

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 -Uvh kdenetwork.rpm

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