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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.52017
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:307
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:307.

The kdelibs package provides libraries for the K Desktop Environment.

Sebastian Krahmer discovered a flaw in dcopserver, the KDE Desktop
Communication Protocol (DCOP) daemon. A local user could use this flaw to
stall the DCOP authentication process, affecting any local desktop users
and causing a reduction in their desktop functionality. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2005-0396 to this issue.

Users of KDE should upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain
backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-307.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0396

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.1

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0396
BugTraq ID: 12820
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12820
Bugtraq: 20050316 Multiple KDE Security Advisories (2005-03-16) (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111099766716483&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427976/100/0/threaded
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200503-22.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:058
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10432
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-307.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-325.html
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