Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3100-1
12th October, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
KMail could be made to run HTML if it opened a specially crafted email.
- kdepimlibs – the KDE PIM libraries
Roland Tapken discovered that the KDE-PIM Libraries incorrectly filtered
URLs. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform an HTML injection
attack in the KMail plain text viewer.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
- libkpimutils4 4:4.8.5-0ubuntu0.3
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart KMail to make all the
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