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Kdelibs arbitrary code execution

A heap overflow flaw was discovered affecting kjs, the JavaScript interpreter engine used by Konqueror and other parts of KDE. An attacker could create a malicious web site containing carefully crafted JavaScript code that would trigger this flaw and possibly lead to arbitrary code execution.

  • Vendor: Red Hat
  • Vendor ID: RHSA-2006:0184-01
  • Date: January 19, 2006


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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: kdelibs security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2006:0184-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0184.html
Issue date: 2006-01-19
Updated on: 2006-01-19
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names: CVE-2006-0019
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1. Summary:

Updated kdelibs packages are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

kdelibs contains libraries for the K Desktop Environment (KDE).

A heap overflow flaw was discovered affecting kjs, the JavaScript
interpreter engine used by Konqueror and other parts of KDE. An attacker
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.

NOTE: this issue does not affect KDE in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 2.1.

Users of KDE should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch from the KDE security team correcting this issue as well
as two bug fixes.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

165139 - kdegraphics applications crash when Open or Save dialog is opened
177618 - CVE-2006-0019 kjs encodeuri/decodeuri heap overflow vulnerability
178072 - pwMutex destroy failure: Device or resource busy


6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm
b30a6200f11cd0383105a37c42fb200d kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm

i386:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
bb76c93944cea5d9afb18a9aaf469fc4 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm

ia64:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
c9cfd56ae67523dec07343ea62028e00 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.ia64.rpm
3d8e4a12a4a7f26351e3a7b8ebcf4dd3 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.ia64.rpm

ppc:
bd7436482dc9fe6f7ae4b478187a7e34 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.ppc.rpm
ed77a0ffd2760ca93dd8e93b1f3a2550 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.ppc64.rpm
5aaab278c805deb54ede0018d258df52 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.ppc.rpm

s390:
e46ee184e33001ebd6dd4dc2cc240f41 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.s390.rpm
91c119e7d4ba1f4cc3cedf5ea5980367 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.s390.rpm

s390x:
e46ee184e33001ebd6dd4dc2cc240f41 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.s390.rpm
f9fc9f3268f400915c32e164d1aec9c6 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.s390x.rpm
0a8f0a33838fc6ca18c6990ffce68685 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
909458f7ec2e30eee6e3526728f401e4 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm
0342024ddabad43123ab501f9500534e kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm
b30a6200f11cd0383105a37c42fb200d kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm

i386:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
bb76c93944cea5d9afb18a9aaf469fc4 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm

x86_64:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
909458f7ec2e30eee6e3526728f401e4 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm
0342024ddabad43123ab501f9500534e kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm
b30a6200f11cd0383105a37c42fb200d kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm

i386:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
bb76c93944cea5d9afb18a9aaf469fc4 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm

ia64:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
c9cfd56ae67523dec07343ea62028e00 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.ia64.rpm
3d8e4a12a4a7f26351e3a7b8ebcf4dd3 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
909458f7ec2e30eee6e3526728f401e4 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm
0342024ddabad43123ab501f9500534e kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm
b30a6200f11cd0383105a37c42fb200d kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.src.rpm

i386:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
bb76c93944cea5d9afb18a9aaf469fc4 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm

ia64:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
c9cfd56ae67523dec07343ea62028e00 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.ia64.rpm
3d8e4a12a4a7f26351e3a7b8ebcf4dd3 kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
1c9bd0d694359ee59d678a98332356cc kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.i386.rpm
909458f7ec2e30eee6e3526728f401e4 kdelibs-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm
0342024ddabad43123ab501f9500534e kdelibs-devel-3.3.1-3.14.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060119-1.txt
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0019

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is [email protected]>. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2006 Red Hat, Inc.
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