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Fedora Core 4 2006-050: kdelibs Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kdelibs package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-050 (kdelibs).

Libraries for the K Desktop Environment:
KDE Libraries included: kdecore (KDE core library), kdeui (user interface),
kfm (file manager), khtmlw (HTML widget), kio (Input/Output, networking),
kspell (spelling checker), jscript (javascript), kab (addressbook),
kimgio (image manipulation).

Update Information:

A heap overflow flaw was discovered affecting kjs, the
JavaScript interpreter engine used by Konqueror and other
parts of KDE. A possible hacker could create a malicious web site
containing carefully crafted JavaScript code that would
trigger this flaw and possibly lead to arbitrary code
execution. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
assigned the name CVE-2006-0019 to this issue.

Users of KDE should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch from the KDE security team
correcting this issue

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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