Slackware Linux Advisory: KDEAug 02, 2003, 11:24 (0 Talkback[s])
[slackware-security] KDE packages updated (SSA:2003-213-01)
New KDE packages are available for Slackware 9.0. These address a security issue where Konqueror may leak authentication credentials.
Here are the details from the Slackware 9.0 ChangeLog:
Fri Aug 1 15:15:51 PDT 2003
patches/packages/kde/*: Upgraded to KDE 3.1.3.
Note that this update addresses a security problem in Konqueror which may cause authentication credentials to be leaked to an unintended website through the HTTP-referer header when they have been entered into Konqueror as a URL of the form:
For more information about this issue, please see the KDE advisory:
We recommend that sites running KDE install this update.
(* Security fix *)
patches/packages/kdei/*: New internationalization packages for KDE 3.1.3.
These packages are signed with our GPG key: http://slackware.com/gpg-key
Upgrade using upgradepkg (as root):
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