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Re: KDE Security Advisory: URI Handler Vulnerabilities

On Tue, 18 May 2004 21:54:06 +0200, Alejandro Exojo wrote:

>El Martes, 18 de Mayo de 2004 04:09, Nick Boyce escribió:
>> It would appear the right advice is to stop using Konqueror to surf
>> the web until we have our KDEs fixed.
>If you don't visit cracker's websites, you can feel more or less secure. 

Yes .. but you know how it is .... you're reading some Slashdot story
about a jet-powered beer cooler or something, and someone posts a
followup with a link to an even more fantastic beer cooler, and before
you know it you're following links to some very strange places .. 

Or maybe that's just me ... :-)

>> As a Woody KDE user I'm aware that the usual packager
>> suspects^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Hheros are all somewhat preoccupied, so I guess
>> self-help may be required here - but I've never built a Debian KDE
>> package, so if somebody could post a pointer to a simple howto on
>> doing this from a source deb and patches I'd be grateful.
>This micro-howto comes with no warranty 0:-), but probably is all OK if a real 
>debian packager doesn't corrects me.

Thanks very much.

Nick Boyce
Bristol, UK
en.gin.eer \en-ji-nir\ n 1: a mechanism for converting caffeine into designs.

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