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New kdelibs-crypto packages fix multiple vulnerabilities

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in kdelibs.

  • Vendor: Debian
  • Vendor ID: DSA 361-2
  • Date: August 09, 2003

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 361-2 [email protected] Matt Zimmerman
August 9th, 2003
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Package : kdelibs-crypto
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids : CAN-2003-0459, CAN-2003-0370

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in kdelibs:

- - CAN-2003-0459: KDE Konqueror for KDE 3.1.2 and earlier does not
remove authentication credentials from URLs of the
"user:[email protected]" form in the HTTP-Referer header, which could
allow remote web sites to steal the credentials for pages that link
to the sites.

- - CAN-2003-0370: Konqueror Embedded and KDE 2.2.2 and earlier does not
validate the Common Name (CN) field for X.509 Certificates, which
could allow remote attackers to spoof certificates via a
man-in-the-middle attack.

These vulnerabilities are described in the following security
advisories from KDE:

For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
fixed in version 2.2.2-6woody2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
kdelibs version 4:3.1.3-1.

We recommend that you update your kdelibs-crypto package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum: 717 8599af4329028f8665dabc117e72f76f
Size/MD5 checksum: 27879 cb22e341dcb777db3b56965ba3cf6b9c
Size/MD5 checksum: 643622 5ef84fed86c7984f99f8e44e9d5a216a

Alpha architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 132246 23a0d03e1ac5203f225aa0b8dd195d72

ARM architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 116806 3d31e16d92ad60db3b91f781dd3cdd5d

Intel IA-32 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 114728 1b922a19c47457e0e82528be473f3225

Intel IA-64 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 165350 7447f5fa12e93891322d0d9f74d96c8b

HP Precision architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 136022 37906155eecc5a343eb6a799dda29905

Motorola 680x0 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 113360 39576c3be30cc7f85bb35382c7ffae50

Big endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 100388 7bb05d18af371197dca7804cadb20843

Little endian MIPS architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 99248 34b1cab5af6713de57d7a5fa045b0726

PowerPC architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 114196 0c9ba9eacb57305e2f4444eff479b0fe

IBM S/390 architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 115462 c19494bf3b9e3a3e0314f8094e2e6506

Sun Sparc architecture:
Size/MD5 checksum: 114624 c29f68f9f7feeff15eef588a57daf671

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next revision.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: [email protected]
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
Version: GnuPG v1.2.2 (GNU/Linux)


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