Upstream information

CVE-2004-0689 at MITRE

Description

KDE before 3.3.0 does not properly handle when certain symbolic links point to "stale" locations, which could allow local users to create or truncate arbitrary files.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 57486 [RESOLVED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • arts >= 1.1-143
ul1.ppc
suse91.x86
ul1.x86-64
ul1.s390
suse91.s390x
suse91.x86-64
suse91.ia64
slox4,2.x86
ul1.s390x
suse91.s390
suse91.ppc
ul1.ia64
YOU Patch Nr: 9223
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • arts >= 1.0.3-220
ul1.ppc
suse91.x86
ul1.x86-64
ul1.s390
suse91.s390x
suse91.x86-64
suse91.ia64
slox4,2.x86
ul1.s390x
suse91.s390
suse91.ppc
ul1.ia64
YOU Patch Nr: 9223
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • kdebase3 >= 3.1.1-164
  • kdelibs3 >= 3.1.1-149
Builds
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • kdebase3 >= 3.0.3-268
  • kdebase3-devel >= 3.0.3-268
  • kdebase3-konqueror >= 3.0.3-268
  • kdelibs3 >= 3.0.3-210
  • kdelibs3-devel >= 3.0.3-210
ul1.ia64
ul1.ppc
ul1.x86-64
ul1.s390x
slox4,2.x86
ul1.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 9272
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • kdebase3 >= 3.0.3-268
  • kdebase3-devel >= 3.0.3-268
  • kdebase3-konqueror >= 3.0.3-268
  • kdelibs3 >= 3.0.3-210
  • kdelibs3-32bit >= 8.1-71
  • kdelibs3-devel >= 3.0.3-210
ul1.ia64
ul1.ppc
ul1.x86-64
ul1.s390x
slox4,2.x86
ul1.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 9272