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SuSE: kdelibs3 (SUSE-SA:2006:003) Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
SuSE Maksim Orlovich discovered a bug in the JavaScript interpreter used by Konqueror. UTF-8 encoded URLs could lead to a buffer overflow that causes the browser to crash or execute arbitrary code. Attackers could trick users into visiting specially crafted web sites that exploit this bug (CVE-2006-0019).
______________________________________________________________________________

                        SUSE Security Announcement

        Package:                kdelibs3
        Announcement ID:        SUSE-SA:2006:003
        Date:                   Fri, 20 Jan 2006 15:00:00 +0000
        Affected Products:      SUSE LINUX 10.0
                                SUSE LINUX 9.3
                                SUSE LINUX 9.2
                                SUSE LINUX 9.1
                                SUSE SLES 9
        Vulnerability Type:     remote code execution
        Severity (1-10):        8
        SUSE Default Package:   yes
        Cross-References:       CVE-2006-0019

    Content of This Advisory:
        1) Security Vulnerability Resolved:
             buffer overflow in kjs JavaScript interpreter
           Problem Description
        2) Solution or Work-Around
        3) Special Instructions and Notes
        4) Package Location and Checksums
        5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:
            - See SUSE Security Summary Report
        6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

______________________________________________________________________________

1) Problem Description and Brief Discussion

   Maksim Orlovich discovered a bug in the JavaScript interpreter used
   by Konqueror. UTF-8 encoded URLs could lead to a buffer overflow
   that causes the browser to crash or execute arbitrary code.
   Attackers could trick users into visiting specially crafted web
   sites that exploit this bug (CVE-2006-0019).

2) Solution or Work-Around

   JavaScript can be disabled in Konqueror's settings dialog to prevent
   exploitation. Some websites may no longer work with disabled
   JavaScript though. It is recommended to install the update packages.

3) Special Instructions and Notes

   Please close and restart KDE after the update.

4) Package Location and Checksums

   The preferred method for installing security updates is to use the YaST
   Online Update (YOU) tool. YOU detects which updates are required and
   automatically performs the necessary steps to verify and install them.
   Alternatively, download the update packages for your distribution manually
   and verify their integrity by the methods listed in Section 6 of this
   announcement. Then install the packages using the command

     rpm -Fhv 

   to apply the update, replacing  with the filename of the
   downloaded RPM package.

   
   x86 Platform:
   
   SUSE LINUX 10.0:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-3.4.2-24.2.i586.rpm
          4da8595fe0d3c701e806032625d67062
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-devel-3.4.2-24.2.i586.rpm
          f65fe6cc710958987d7f1091e495e78d
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.3:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-3.4.0-20.10.i586.rpm
          c39e37cec38e079d5b1151c6adeb8d43
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-devel-3.4.0-20.10.i586.rpm
          45143c3f3f9255e11b6f6847d1cf4cde
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.2:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-3.3.0-34.11.i586.rpm
          c391743607a2172222a507ef14d932cd
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-devel-3.3.0-34.11.i586.rpm
          277ac4cbb60108065e238ba69687c30e
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.1:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.1/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-3.2.1-44.65.i586.rpm
          6ea9bf914237736465798eb49159f505
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.1/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-devel-3.2.1-44.65.i586.rpm
          468d28e2f0197338547ebc47043dbfaa
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/x86_64/update/9.1/rpm/i586/kdelibs3-32bit-9.1-200601130425.i586.rpm
          518250500bc4273fd9a1dfa58dd50fb9
   
   Power PC Platform:
   
   SUSE LINUX 10.0:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/ppc/kdelibs3-3.4.2-24.2.ppc.rpm
          645ce5753fcaced95e7045e4ba2baa73
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/ppc/kdelibs3-devel-3.4.2-24.2.ppc.rpm
          803b30418ecad1605c01c0acaa762f90
   
   x86-64 Platform:
   
   SUSE LINUX 10.0:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-3.4.2-24.2.x86_64.rpm
          08d09df2cfbac860b8f45981bd1a8579
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-32bit-3.4.2-24.2.x86_64.rpm
          5bb97f9539926bb53e02940b5e20ec31
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-devel-3.4.2-24.2.x86_64.rpm
          e69607737e2bcdcecc8022e9bbda9182
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.3:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-3.4.0-20.10.x86_64.rpm
          da3a139ef5d48d2d74a4d7765cd2c9ef
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-32bit-9.3-7.4.x86_64.rpm
          3aa26c0f85df70264adb2f2728efe354
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-devel-3.4.0-20.10.x86_64.rpm
          7759332a6d673e473396caf58fc37809
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.2:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-3.3.0-34.11.x86_64.rpm
          09c2ac4f36551962cc6913d91d9d5cc8
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-32bit-9.2-200601131140.x86_64.rpm
          f1ff64a1e623352959f4fcdd70063224
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-devel-3.3.0-34.11.x86_64.rpm
          807cb8a5e80bd370e0da572a30c7afb8
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.1:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/x86_64/update/9.1/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-3.2.1-44.65.x86_64.rpm
          23bfa7a97403484f3ebe61fd052ec3af
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/x86_64/update/9.1/rpm/x86_64/kdelibs3-devel-3.2.1-44.65.x86_64.rpm
          58e71b33071f76606ebfba5e47787631
   
   Sources:
   
   SUSE LINUX 10.0:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/src/kdelibs3-3.4.2-24.2.src.rpm
          8ffd6e0aa985efac9b20ee7b6b2f17d3
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.3:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/src/kdelibs3-3.4.0-20.10.src.rpm
          caae379e491c53dd3d9bfd0076fed8e7
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.2:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/src/kdelibs3-3.3.0-34.11.src.rpm
          9c92bfa995b6eb4ac817c1245b45394c
   
   SUSE LINUX 9.1:
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.1/rpm/src/kdelibs3-3.2.1-44.65.src.rpm
          d9ace2e104ffd4683c340fc8f145e1d1
   ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/x86_64/update/9.1/rpm/src/kdelibs3-3.2.1-44.65.src.rpm
          85ff708f506a4820e6d2b3b4e3d239fc
   
   Our maintenance customers are notified individually. The packages are
   offered for installation from the maintenance web:
   
   http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?psdb/c529411b083519d0efa17dd55af4ae8c.html
   http://portal.suse.com/psdb/c529411b083519d0efa17dd55af4ae8c.html

______________________________________________________________________________

5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:

   - See SUSE Security Summary Report
     

______________________________________________________________________________

6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

  - Announcement authenticity verification:

    SUSE security announcements are published via mailing lists and on Web
    sites. The authenticity and integrity of a SUSE security announcement is
    guaranteed by a cryptographic signature in each announcement. All SUSE
    security announcements are published with a valid signature.

    To verify the signature of the announcement, save it as text into a file
    and run the command

      gpg --verify 

    replacing  with the name of the file where you saved the
    announcement. The output for a valid signature looks like:

      gpg: Signature made  using RSA key ID 3D25D3D9
      gpg: Good signature from "SuSE Security Team "

    where  is replaced by the date the document was signed.

    If the security team's key is not contained in your key ring, you can
    import it from the first installation CD. To import the key, use the
    command

      gpg --import gpg-pubkey-3d25d3d9-36e12d04.asc

  - Package authenticity verification:

    SUSE update packages are available on many mirror FTP servers all over the
    world. While this service is considered valuable and important to the free
    and open source software community, the authenticity and the integrity of
    a package needs to be verified to ensure that it has not been tampered
    with.

    There are two verification methods that can be used independently from
    each other to prove the authenticity of a downloaded file or RPM package:

    1) Using the internal gpg signatures of the rpm package
    2) MD5 checksums as provided in this announcement

    1) The internal rpm package signatures provide an easy way to verify the
       authenticity of an RPM package. Use the command

        rpm -v --checksig 

       to verify the signature of the package, replacing  with the
       filename of the RPM package downloaded. The package is unmodified if it
       contains a valid signature from build@suse.de with the key ID 9C800ACA.

       This key is automatically imported into the RPM database (on
       RPMv4-based distributions) and the gpg key ring of 'root' during
       installation. You can also find it on the first installation CD and at
       the end of this announcement.

    2) If you need an alternative means of verification, use the md5sum
       command to verify the authenticity of the packages. Execute the command

         md5sum 

       after you downloaded the file from a SUSE FTP server or its mirrors.
       Then compare the resulting md5sum with the one that is listed in the
       SUSE security announcement. Because the announcement containing the
       checksums is cryptographically signed (by security@suse.de), the
       checksums show proof of the authenticity of the package if the
       signature of the announcement is valid. Note that the md5 sums
       published in the SUSE Security Announcements are valid for the
       respective packages only. Newer versions of these packages cannot be
       verified.

  - SUSE runs two security mailing lists to which any interested party may
    subscribe:

    suse-security@suse.com
        -   General Linux and SUSE security discussion.
            All SUSE security announcements are sent to this list.
            To subscribe, send an e-mail to
                .

    suse-security-announce@suse.com
        -   SUSE's announce-only mailing list.
            Only SUSE's security announcements are sent to this list.
            To subscribe, send an e-mail to
                .

    For general information or the frequently asked questions (FAQ),
    send mail to  or
    .

    =====================================================================
    SUSE's security contact is  or .
    The  public key is listed below.
    =====================================================================
______________________________________________________________________________

    The information in this advisory may be distributed or reproduced,
    provided that the advisory is not modified in any way. In particular, the
    clear text signature should show proof of the authenticity of the text.

    SUSE Linux Products GmbH provides no warranties of any kind whatsoever
    with respect to the information contained in this security advisory.
 
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