Upstream information

CVE-2008-1671 at MITRE

Description

start_kdeinit in KDE 3.5.5 through 3.5.9, when installed setuid root, allows local users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via "user-influenceable input" (probably command-line arguments) that cause start_kdeinit to send SIGUSR1 signals to other processes.

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: 382618 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • kdelibs3 >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-32bit >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-default-style >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-default-style-32bit >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-default-style-x86 >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-x86 >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • kdelibs3-32bit >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-arts >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-arts-32bit >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-arts-x86 >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-default-style-32bit >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-devel >= 3.5.10-23.27.1
  • kdelibs3-doc >= 3.5.10-23.27.1