arts, kdelibs security update

ID CESA-2005:307-01
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2005-04-07T00:41:33


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2005:307-01

The kdelibs package provides libraries for the K Desktop Environment.

Sebastian Krahmer discovered a flaw in dcopserver, the KDE Desktop Communication Protocol (DCOP) daemon. A local user could use this flaw to stall the DCOP authentication process, affecting any local desktop users and causing a reduction in their desktop functionality. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned the name CAN-2005-0396 to this issue.

Users of KDE should upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Merged security bulletin from advisories:

Affected packages: arts kdelibs kdelibs-devel kdelibs-sound kdelibs-sound-devel

Upstream details at: