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Fedora Core 1 2004-133: kdepim Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kdepim package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-133 (kdepim).
A PIM (Personal Information Manager) for KDE.
The KDE team found a buffer overflow in the file information reader of
VCF files. A possible hacker could construct a VCF file so that when it was
opened by a victim it would execute arbitrary commands. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2003-0988 to this issue.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-133.shtml
Threat Level: High
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