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Security update for ktorrent

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(Last modified: 05APR2007)


solutions Security update for ktorrent SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (69c809a6415507fb125e543da80c60a2)

Applies to

Package: ktorrent
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070405
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Ktorrent insufficiently validated the target file name. A malicious Server could therefore overwrite arbitary files of the user (CVE-2007-1384,CVE-2007-1799). Another bug could be exploited to crash Ktorrent (CVE-2007-1385).

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 ktorrent.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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