DescriptionThe KDE SSL Wrapper (KSSL) API in KDE SC 4.6.0 through 4.7.1, and possibly earlier versions, does not use a certain font when rendering certificate fields in a security dialog, which allows remote attackers to spoof the common name (CN) of a certificate via rich text.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kde4libs (PTS)squeeze4:4.4.5-2+squeeze3fixed
squeeze (lts)4:4.4.5-2+squeeze4fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)4:4.8.4-4+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid4:4.14.2-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kde4libssourcelenny(not affected)
kde4libssourcesqueeze(not affected)


[squeeze] - kde4libs <not-affected> (only 4.6.0 - 4.7.1 are vulnerable)
[lenny] - kde4libs <not-affected> (only 4.6.0 - 4.7.1 are vulnerable)

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