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Security update for package kdelibs

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(Last modified: 12NOV2002)


solutions Security update for package kdelibs SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b406f2fa218137f161c485e427a29a90)

Applies to

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

Package: kdelibs
Release: 20021112
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using Konqueror should install this update.

Contraindications

Users of Konqueror who rely on the telnet:// or rlogin:// URL schemes.

Problem description

Konqueror's support for the telnet:// and rlogin:// URL schemes can be abused by hostile web sites to execute commands on the client system with the privileges of the local user. This update disables the telnet:// and rlogin:// URL schemes for KDE2.

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 kdelibs.rpm

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