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869681: CVE-2012-4514 kdelibs (khtml): NULL pointer dereference when trying to reuse a frame with null part

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

rendering/render_replaced.cpp in Konqueror in KDE before 4.9.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted web page, related to "trying to reuse a frame with a null part."

Find out more about CVE-2012-4514 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not a security flaw. Red Hat Security Response Team does not consider a user-assisted end user application crash (such a konqueror) to be a security issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kdelibs Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kdelibs Not affected