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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kde4libs (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)4:4.14.2-5+deb8u3fixed

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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