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Bug#478024: marked as done (kdelibs: CVE-2008-1671 start_kdeinit multiple vulnerabilities)



Your message dated Sun, 27 Apr 2008 18:32:10 +0000
with message-id <E1JqBfW-0007Yy-TB@ries.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#478024: fixed in kdelibs 4:3.5.9.dfsg.1-4
has caused the Debian Bug report #478024,
regarding kdelibs: CVE-2008-1671 start_kdeinit multiple vulnerabilities
to be marked as done.

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Bug report if necessary, and/or fix the problem forthwith.

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Package: kdelibs
Severity: important
Tags: security patch

Hi,
the following CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id was
published for kdelibs.


CVE-2008-1671[0]:
| 1. Systems affected:
| 
|     start_kdeinit of KDE 3.x as of KDE 3.5.5 or newer. KDE 4.0
|     and newer is not affected. Only Linux platform is affected.
| 
| 
| 2. Overview:
| 
|     start_kdeinit is a wrapper to launch kdeinit with a lower OOM
|     score on Linux. This helper is used to ensure that a
|     single KDE application triggering the Linux kernel OOM killer
|     does not kill the whole KDE session. By default,
|     start_kdeinit is installed as setuid root. The start_kdeinit
|     processing of user-influenceable input is faulty.
| 
| 3. Impact:
| 
|     If start_kdeinit is installed as setuid root, a local user
|     might be able to send unix signals to other processes, cause
|     a denial of service or even possibly execute arbitrary code.

Note, the mitre site did not yet put this on their website, this is
from the upstream advisory:
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20080426-2.txt

Patch:
ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches/post-kde-3.5.5-kinit.diff


If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1671
    http://security-tracker.debian.net/tracker/CVE-2008-1671

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Source: kdelibs
Source-Version: 4:3.5.9.dfsg.1-4

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
kdelibs, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

kdelibs-data_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_all.deb
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs-data_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_all.deb
kdelibs-dbg_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs-dbg_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_amd64.deb
kdelibs4-dev_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs4-dev_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_amd64.deb
kdelibs4-doc_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_all.deb
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs4-doc_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_all.deb
kdelibs4c2a_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs4c2a_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_amd64.deb
kdelibs_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4.diff.gz
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4.diff.gz
kdelibs_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4.dsc
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4.dsc
kdelibs_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_all.deb
  to pool/main/k/kdelibs/kdelibs_3.5.9.dfsg.1-4_all.deb



A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
attached.

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 478024@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
pp.
Fathi Boudra <fabo@debian.org> (supplier of updated kdelibs package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
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Format: 1.8
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 17:26:36 +0200
Source: kdelibs
Binary: kdelibs kdelibs-data kdelibs4c2a kdelibs4-dev kdelibs4-doc kdelibs-dbg
Architecture: source all amd64
Version: 4:3.5.9.dfsg.1-4
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Fathi Boudra <fabo@debian.org>
Changed-By: Fathi Boudra <fabo@debian.org>
Description: 
 kdelibs    - core libraries from the official KDE release
 kdelibs-data - core shared data for all KDE applications
 kdelibs-dbg - debugging symbols for kdelibs
 kdelibs4-dev - development files for the KDE core libraries
 kdelibs4-doc - developer documentation for the KDE core libraries
 kdelibs4c2a - core libraries and binaries for all KDE applications
Closes: 476896 478024
Changes: 
 kdelibs (4:3.5.9.dfsg.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
 .
   * Add 03_start_kdeinit_integer_overflow.diff patch to fix a security
     advisory: CVE-2008-1671 start_kdeinit multiple vulnerabilities.
     (Closes: #478024)
   * Add 05_kate_debianchangelog_default_context_r799980 patch to give a name
     to the default context in kate debian changelog/control support.
     Thanks to Pino Toscano.
   * Add 06_khtml_rendering_r786289 patch to fix khtml crash when rendering some
     pages. (Closes: #476896)
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