USN-245-1: KDE library vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-245-1
20th January, 2006
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 5.10
- Ubuntu 5.04
used by Konqueror and other parts of KDE, did not sufficiently verify
the validity of UTF-8 encoded URIs. Specially crafted URIs could
trigger a buffer overflow. By tricking an user into visiting a
exploit this to execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 5.10:
- Ubuntu 5.04:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.