USN-3223-1: KDE-Libs vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3223-1
9th March, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
KDE-Libs could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- kde4libs - KDE 4 core applications and libraries
Itzik Kotler, Yonatan Fridburg, and Amit Klein discovered that KDE-Libs
incorrectly handled certain PAC files. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to obtain sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- kdelibs5-plugins 4:4.13.3-0ubuntu0.4
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
- kdelibs5-plugins 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.6
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.