KDE 3.4.3 Info Page

KDE 3.4.3 was released on October 13th, 2005. Read the official announcement.

This page is no longer maintained. Currently, only KDE 4.2.0 and newer are maintained. Please have a look at the KDE 4.4.0 Info Page instead.

Security Issues

Please report possible problems to security@kde.org.

Patches for the issues mentioned below are available from ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches unless stated otherwise.

  • kpdf contains several buffer overflows in its xpdf-based code which can be triggered by a specially crafted pdf file.
    Read the detailed advisory. All versions of KDE up to and including KDE 3.5.0 are affected.
  • kjs contains a heap based buffer overflow when decoding certain malcrafted utf8 uri sequences.
    Read the detailed advisory. All versions of KDE starting with KDE 3.2.0 up to and including KDE 3.5.0 are affected.
  • kpdf contains a buffer overflow in its xpdf-based code which can be triggered by a specially crafted pdf file.
    Read the detailed advisory. All versions of KDE 3.3.0 up to and including KDE 3.5.1 are affected.
  • KDM contains a symlink attack vulnerability that allows a normal user to read files from other users including root.
    Read the detailed advisory. All versions of KDE starting with KDE 3.2.0 up to and including KDE 3.5.2 are affected.
  • kpdf contains a denial of service vulnerability in xpdf based code that can cause the client to crash via a specially crafted pdf file.
    Read the detailed advisory. All versions of KDE up to and including KDE 3.5.5 are affected.

Bugs

This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release was packaged:

  • None known yet

Please check the bug database before filing any bug reports. Also check for possible updates on this page that might describe or fix your problem.

FAQ

See the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ.

Download and Installation

Library Requirements. KDE 3.4 requires or benefits from the given list of libraries, most of which should be already installed on your system or available from your OS CD or your vendor's website.

The complete source code for KDE 3.4.3 is available for download:

Location Size MD5 Sum
arts-1.4.3 922kB 58585969a9a33784601122c77bd15a1e
kdeaccessibility-3.4.3 7.0MB 02f8ffe95f253aaab8a13ab7211494dc
kdeaddons-3.4.3 1.5MB e927d60e94adba69e78f82d82305f4ce
kdeadmin-3.4.3 1.4MB ded1ff7ea33f6634ee342b671bbe6677
kdeartwork-3.4.3 17MB a571991c6e21321177febafadb61efaa
kdebase-3.4.3 21MB 7b25feba2774c077601d472dae5352c8
kdebindings-3.4.3 6.8MB 0fb123df324b4d007351c89051532dee
kdeedu-3.4.3 22MB 9f4059beb1c3495973dd80d11bcae462
kdegames-3.4.3 8.9MB 40ae2b318b94ab1832b484d2a4d3ab83
kdegraphics-3.4.3 6.2MB e2b2926301204a0f587d9e6e163c06d9
kdelibs-3.4.3 16MB 0cd7c0c8a81e5d11b91b407a4aaaf3ff
kdemultimedia-3.4.3 5.2MB 49fed5afad01c322d3bc8c6a175d1898
kdenetwork-3.4.3 7.0MB 9c762557e6572b2d53736fefc33b028a
kdepim-3.4.3 10MB b2c145f3779578c9208dcbec9a4a5aea
kdesdk-3.4.3 4.3MB d0d51c35769709b00b2ff7d59ed90631
kdetoys-3.4.3 3.0MB 1dae200dc1be8527a5f7dca690cbffc1
kdeutils-3.4.3 2.1MB d467284b523bb1268da776cd016ede4d
kdevelop-3.2.3 7.9MB 7dfae96e274c6dcb4748419452ebdf35
kdewebdev-3.4.3 5.6MB e3750c242404449ac9640fbf5ed7d042

The Konstruct build toolset can help you downloading and installing these tarballs.

Binary packages

Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.4.3 for some versions of their distribution, and in other cases community volunteers have done so. Some of these binary packages are available for free download from KDE's http or FTP mirrors.

Currently pre-compiled packages are available for:

Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.

Developer Info

If you need help porting your application to KDE 3.x see the porting guide or subscribe to the KDE Devel Mailinglist to ask specific questions about porting your applications.

There is also info on the architecture and the programming interface of KDE 3.4.

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