English | Deutsch | Español | Português
 UserID:
 Passwd:
new user
 About:   Dedicated  | Advanced  | Standard  | Recurring  | No Risk  | Desktop  | Basic  | Single  | Security Seal  | FAQ
  Price/Feature Summary  | Order  | New Vulnerabilities  | Confidentiality  | Vulnerability Search
 Vulnerability   
Search   
    Search 143769 CVE descriptions
and 71225 test descriptions,
access 10,000+ cross references.
Tests   CVE   All  

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  kcheckpass in kdebase (SSA:2005-251-01)

New kdebase packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current to
fix a security issue with the kcheckpass program.  Earlier versions of
Slackware are not affected.  A flaw in the way the program creates lockfiles
could allow a local attacker to gain root privileges.

For more details about the issue, see:

  http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050905-1.txt
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2494


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/kdebase-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz: Patched a security bug in
  kcheckpass that could allow a local user to gain root privileges.
  For more information, see:
    http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050905-1.txt
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2494
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new package:
+----------------------------+

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/kdebase-3.2.3-i486-3.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/kdebase-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/kde/kdebase-3.4.2-i486-2.tgz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 10.0 package:
89cbad3536bbfba273b2ae77a097ce89  kdebase-3.2.3-i486-3.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
6d2d8c96dc1f5b209b5eb35425ae7952  kdebase-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
8b7066a01eb25a8b846d2ac9a5de85e2  kdebase-3.4.2-i486-2.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg kdebase-3.3.2-i486-2.tgz


+-----+

Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| To leave the slackware-security mailing list:                          |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Send an email to majordomo@slackware.com with this text in the body of |
| the email message:                                                     |
|                                                                        |
|   unsubscribe slackware-security                                       |
|                                                                        |
| You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to    |
| complete the process.  Please do not reply to this email address.      |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux)

iD8DBQFDILD1akRjwEAQIjMRAuSYAJ439mwuw3p0XoS6Gx/VTR+1H1dx8ACfX9El
N+tKU1+KI2gqZOklzUfgU1M=
=6hug
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

New User Registration
Email:
UserID:
Passwd:
Please email me your monthly newsletters, informing the latest services, improvements & surveys.
Please email me a vulnerability test announcement whenever a new test is added.
   Privacy
Registered User Login
 
UserID:   
Passwd:  

 Forgot userid or passwd?
Email/Userid:




Home | About Us | Contact Us | Partner Programs | Developer APIs | Privacy | Mailing Lists | Abuse
Security Audits | Managed DNS | Network Monitoring | Site Analyzer | Internet Research Reports
Web Probe

© 1998-2019 E-Soft Inc. All rights reserved.