USN-3223-1: KDE-Libs vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3223-1

9th March, 2017

kde4libs vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary

KDE-Libs could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software description

  • kde4libs
    – KDE 4 core applications and libraries

Details

Itzik Kotler, Yonatan Fridburg, and Amit Klein discovered that KDE-Libs
incorrectly handled certain PAC files. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package version:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
kdelibs5-plugins

4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.4
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
kdelibs5-plugins

4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.6

To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References

CVE-2017-6410


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3223-1: KDE-Libs vulnerability.
This full article can be read at: USN-3223-1: KDE-Libs vulnerability.

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