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USN115-1 : kdewebdev vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
kdewebdev vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- kdewebdev
- kdewebdev-doc-html
- kfilereplace
- kimagemapeditor
- klinkstatus
- kommander
- kommander-dev
- kxsldbg
- quanta
- quanta-data

Description :

Eckhart Wörner discovered that Kommander opens files from remote and
possibly untrusted locations without user confirmation. Since
Kommander files can contain scripts, this would allow a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user opening the

The updated Kommander will not automatically open files from remote
locations, and files which do not end with ".kmdr" any more.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kdewebdev-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdewebdev-doc-html-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kfilereplace-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kimagemapeditor-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- klinkstatus-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kommander-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kommander-dev-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kxsldbg-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- quanta-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- quanta-data-3.4.0-0ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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