[USN-2414-1] KDE-Runtime vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Nov 24 17:15:23 UTC 2014


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2414-1
November 24, 2014

kde-runtime vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

KDE-Runtime could be made to run arbitrary javascript.

Software Description:
- kde-runtime: runtime components from the official KDE release

Details:

Tim Brown and Darron Burton discovered that KDE-Runtime incorrectly handled
input validation. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
arbitrary javascript.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  kde-runtime                     4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.3

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2414-1
  CVE-2014-8600

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kde-runtime/4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.3


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