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Re: Pre-advisory for Konqueror 4.7.3 (other versions may be affected)
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:13:05 -0600
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On 10/11/2012 11:10 AM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
On 10/10/2012 07:52 PM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
On 10/10/2012 04:12 PM, Tim Brown wrote:
Taken from NDSA20121010: --8<-------- This advisory comes in 4
Cut and paste error, thanks to iSIGHT Partners for spotting and
1) The Konqueror web browser is vulnerable to type confusion
leading to memory disclosure. The root cause of this is the
same as CVE-2010-0046 reported by Chris Rohlf which affected
Please use CVE-2012-4512 for this issue.
2) The Konqueror web browser is vulnerable to an out of bounds
memory access when accessing the canvas. In this case the
vulnerability was identified whilst playing with bug #43813
from Google's Chrome repository.
Please use CVE-2012-4513 for this issue.
Please note I accidentally put the CVE #'s one spot to low, they
should have been:
3) The Konqueror web browser is vulnerable to a NULL pointer
dereference leading to a crash.
Please use CVE-2012-4514 for this issue.
4) The Konqueror web browser is vulnerable to a
"use-after-free" class flaw when the context menu is used
whilst the document DOM that is being changed from within
Please use CVE-2012-4515 for this issue.
These flaws were identified during an analysis of previously
reported vulnerabilities that affected Google's Chrome web
browser. It is believed that only vulnerability 1 is/was
common to the two code bases.
I'm pre-advising on these flaws since I've not heard anything
from the KDE project in about 8 months regarding 3 and 4 and
we are aware that 1 and 2 have been fixed. I'll give it 7 days
and then drop technical details. Vendors with an interest can
contact me off list.
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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