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[USN-3223-1] KDE-Libs vulnerability

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

kde4libs vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

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

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

Details:

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.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3223-1
  CVE-2017-6410

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kde4libs/4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.4
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kde4libs/4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.6



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