Bug 81166 - Security issues in KDE
Security issues in KDE
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
2.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-01-06 07:30 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-23 06:42:44 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-01-06 07:30:19 EST
In some instances KDE fails to properly quote parameters of
instructions passed to a command shell for execution. 

These parameters may incorporate data such as URLs, filenames and e-mail
addresses, and this data may be provided remotely to a victim in an e-mail, a
webpage or files on a network filesystem or other untrusted source. 

By carefully crafting such data an attacker might be able to execute arbitary
commands on a vulnerable sytem using the victim's account and privileges.
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2003-01-21 04:27:07 EST
errata is in progress
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-04-23 06:42:44 EDT
This was fixed by http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-003.html which came out
Mar26
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2003-04-24 11:55:44 EDT
I'm a little confused.

This vulnerability corresponds to:
 
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2002-1393

So it's been fixed in 2.1AS, but what about RH 7.{0,1,2}?

There was a KDE update:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2002-220.html

but it doesn't list CAN-2002-1393 as being fixed.  

So it looks like 1393 is a valid issue for RH 7.{0,1,2}
that isn't in Bugzilla.  Or am I missing something?
Comment 4 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-04-24 12:00:10 EDT
Yes, Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 8.0 are vulnerable to CAN-2002-1393.  An
update that fixes this, and other vulnerabilities, is in progress and will be
available shortly.

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