[USN-3100-1] KDE-PIM Libraries vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Oct 12 12:11:08 UTC 2016

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3100-1
October 12, 2016

kdepimlibs vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


KMail could be made to run HTML if it opened a specially crafted email.

Software Description:
- kdepimlibs: the KDE PIM libraries


Roland Tapken discovered that the KDE-PIM Libraries incorrectly filtered
URLs. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform an HTML injection
attack in the KMail plain text viewer.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libkpimutils4                   4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.3

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


Package Information:

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