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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871817
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for kdelibs RHSA-2017:1264-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'kdelibs'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'kdelibs'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The K Desktop Environment (KDE) is a
graphical desktop environment for the X Window System. The kdelibs packages include
core libraries for the K Desktop Environment.

Security Fix(es):

* A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way kdelibs handled D-Bus
messages. A local user could potentially use this flaw to gain root
privileges by spoofing a callerID and leveraging a privileged helper
application. (CVE-2017-8422)

Red Hat would like to thank Sebastian Krahmer (SUSE) for reporting this
issue.

Affected Software/OS:
kdelibs on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8422
BugTraq ID: 98412
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98412
Debian Security Information: DSA-3849 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3849
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42053/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-29
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/05/10/3
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1264
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1264
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038480
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