Slackware: kde security issues
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Slackware New kdelibs and kdebase packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0,and -current to fix security issues.

[slackware-security]  kde (SSA:2004-247-01)

New kdelibs and kdebase packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0,
and -current to fix security issues.

More details about this issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0689
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0690
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0721
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0746


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
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Fri Sep  3 13:13:09 PDT 2004
patches/packages/kdebase-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz: Patched frame injection
  vulnerability in Konqueror.  For more details, see:
     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0721
  (* Security fix *)
patches/packages/kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz: Patched unsafe temporary directory
  usage, cross-domain cookie injection vulnerability for certain country
  specific domains, and frame injection vulnerability in Konqueror.
  For more details, see:
     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0689
     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0690
     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0721
     http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0746
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated packages for Slackware 9.1: 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/kdebase-3.1.4-i486-2.tgz 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/kdelibs-3.1.4-i486-3.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.0: 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/kdebase-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current: 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/kde/kdebase-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz 
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/kde/kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 9.1 packages:
296fc0b2d31c5914b08ab54332312cf9  kdebase-3.1.4-i486-2.tgz
c0de072389daeb6bd8a1cde2ed1dc8ef  kdelibs-3.1.4-i486-3.tgz

Slackware 10.0 packages:
528edca97f8d6c412742fa8f817abd76  kdebase-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz
8eabfa597ea805ceb457933d36e144be  kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
528edca97f8d6c412742fa8f817abd76  kdebase-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz
8eabfa597ea805ceb457933d36e144be  kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg kdebase-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz kdelibs-3.2.3-i486-2.tgz


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