|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.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'kdelibs'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
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.
* 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
Red Hat would like to thank Sebastian Krahmer (SUSE) for reporting this
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8422|
BugTraq ID: 98412
Debian Security Information: DSA-3849 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1264
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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