Secunia CSI7
Advisories
Research
Forums
Create Profile
Our Commitment
Database
Search
Advisories by Product
Advisories by Vendor
Terminology
Report Vulnerability
Insecure Library Loading
Highly critical

KDE Multiple Vulnerabilities

-

Release Date:  2009-06-26    Views:  5,137

Secunia Advisory SA35581

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in KDE, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) A vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing SVGList objects. This can be exploited to trigger a memory corruption when visiting a malicious web page.

2) A vulnerability is caused due to a use-after-free error when processing certain SVG images, which can be exploited to execute arbitrary code via specially crafted SVG images.

3) A vulnerability is caused due to an error when executing JavaScript code which sets a certain property of the "head" HTML tag. This can be exploited to free child elements of the HTML tag and subsequently reference the freed memory when an HTML error is encountered.

4) An error exists within the processing of a certain CSS attribute. This can be exploited to cause a memory corruption when visiting a malicious web page.

5) An integer overflow exists within the JavaScript garbage collector, which can be exploited to exploited when visiting a malicious website.


Solution:
Browse trusted websites only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Originally reported in Safari by Nils via ZDI.
2) Originally reported in Safari by an anonymous person via ZDI.
3) Originally reported in Safari and Google Chrome by wushi&ling of team509. via iDefense.
4) Originally reported in Safari by Thierry Zoller via ZDI.

Reported in KDE by Red Hat.

Original Advisory:
1) http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-022/
2) http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-034/
3) http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=803
4) http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-032/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: KDE Multiple Vulnerabilities

No posts yet

-

You must be logged in to post a comment.



 Products Solutions Customers Partner Resources Company
 
 Corporate
Vulnerability Intelligence Manager (VIM)
Corporate Software Inspector (CSI)
Consumer
Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Online Software Inspector (OSI)
 Industry
Compliance
Technology
Integration
 Customers
Testimonials
 VARS
MSSP
Technology Partners
References
 Factsheets
Reports
Webinars
Events
 About us
Careers
Memberships
Newsroom


 
© 2002-2014 Secunia ApS - Rued Langgaards Vej 8, 4th floor, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark - +45 7020 5144
Terms & Conditions and Copyright - Privacy - Report Vulnerability