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Security update for KDE

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(Last modified: 16APR2003)


solutions Security update for KDE SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6032c9a5f7eac24da023436a3ac161cd)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64

Package: kdelibs3
kdelibs3-cups
kdebase3-konqueror
kdebase3
kdebase3-kdm
kdebase3-ksysguardd
kdenetwork3
kdenetwork3-mail
kdeutils3
Release: 20030416
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Update is needed, if KDE is used.

Problem description

Fixes several problems due to unsecure ghostscript calls, possible
buffer overflow in network protocol stacks and shell quoting escape
fixes.

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 kdelibs3.rpm kdelibs3-cups.rpm kdebase3-konqueror.rpm kdebase3.rpm kdebase3-kdm.rpm kdebase3-ksysguardd.rpm kdenetwork3.rpm kdenetwork3-mail.rpm kdeutils3.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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