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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),
kimgio (image manipulation).
A heap overflow flaw was discovered affecting kjs, the
parts of KDE. A possible hacker could create a malicious web site
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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