USN-3100-1: KDE-PIM Libraries vulnerability
12 October 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
KMail could be made to run HTML if it opened a specially crafted email.
- kdepimlibs - the KDE PIM libraries
Roland Tapken discovered that the KDE-PIM Libraries incorrectly filtered URLs. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform an HTML injection attack in the KMail plain text viewer.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart KMail to make all the necessary changes.