[USN-3223-1] KDE-Libs vulnerability

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[USN-3223-1] KDE-Libs vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers-3
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3223-1
March 09, 2017

kde4libs vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


KDE-Libs could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- kde4libs: KDE 4 core applications and libraries


Itzik Kotler, Yonatan Fridburg, and Amit Klein discovered that KDE-Libs
incorrectly handled certain PAC files. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  kdelibs5-plugins                4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.4

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  kdelibs5-plugins                4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.6

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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