Bug 299891 - (CVE-2007-1308) CVE-2007-1308 kdelibs KDE JavaScript denial of service (crash)
CVE-2007-1308 kdelibs KDE JavaScript denial of service (crash)
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
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Reported: 2007-09-21 05:34 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2011-09-28 19:17 EDT (History)
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Description Tomas Hoger 2007-09-21 05:34:37 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2007-1308 to the following vulnerability:

ecma/kjs_html.cpp in KDE JavaScript (KJS), as used in Konqueror in KDE 3.5.5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by accessing the content of an iframe with an ftp:// URI in the src attribute, probably due to a NULL pointer dereference.

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http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-March/052793.html
http://bindshell.net/advisories/konq355
http://bindshell.net/advisories/konq355/konq355-patch.diff
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22814
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2007-09-21 05:45:18 EDT
Patch for this issue is included in KDE security advisory:

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070326-1.txt

CVE name is *not* mentioned in KDE advisory, it only references CVE-2007-1564,
also discovered and reported by mark@bindshell.net.
Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2007-09-21 09:13:38 EDT
This issue only affects kdelibs as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.  Older
versions of kdelibs as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3 and 4 are not
affected.
Comment 6 Kurt Seifried 2011-09-28 19:17:36 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Linux Enterprise 4
  Red Hat Linux Enterprise 4.5.z
  Red Hat Linux Enterprise 5
  
Via RHSA-2007:0909 available at https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0909.html

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