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Secunia Security Advisory 51097

Secunia Security Advisory 51097
Posted Oct 31, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Nth Dimension has reported multiple vulnerabilities in KDE, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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MD5 | a3a5a486134f07c0db5e6d081971a082

Secunia Security Advisory 51097

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TITLE:
KDE kdelibs Multiple Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA51097

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/51097/
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=51097

RELEASE DATE:
2012-10-31

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
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DESCRIPTION:
Nth Dimension has reported multiple vulnerabilities in KDE, which can
be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An error in kdelibs (khtml/css/cssparser.cpp) when parsing the
source for font faces in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) can be
exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.

2) An error in kdelibs (khtml/imload/scaledimageplane.h) when
calculating canvas dimensions can be exploited to cause a heap-based
buffer overflow.

3) A use-after-free error exists in kdelibs
(khtml/rendering/render_replaced.cpp ) during widget rendering for
context menus of an iframe.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of
arbitrary code.

SOLUTION:
Fixed in the source code repository.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Tim Brown, Nth Dimension

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Nth Dimension:
http://www.nth-dimension.org.uk/pub/NDSA20121010.txt.asc

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
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EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
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EXTENDED SOLUTION:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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