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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1586

Original release date: 04/26/2011
Last revised: 09/06/2011


Directory traversal vulnerability in the KGetMetalink::File::isValidNameAttr function in ui/metalinkcreator/metalinker.cpp in KGet in KDE SC 4.6.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the name attribute of a file element in a metalink file. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-1000.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://websvn.kde.org/branches/KDE/4.4/kdenetwork/kget/ui/metalinkcreator/metalinker.cpp?r1=1227468&r2=1227467&pathrev=1227468
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44124
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://launchpad.net/bugs/757526
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697042
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:081
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-1019
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44329
External Source: XF
Name: kget-name-directory-traversal(66826)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-1135
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1114-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0465
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-1021
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110415 Re: CVE Request: incomplete fix for CVE-2010-1000 in KDE network
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://websvn.kde.org/branches/KDE/4.6/kdenetwork/kget/ui/metalinkcreator/metalinker.cpp?r1=1227471&r2=1227470&pathrev=1227471
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://websvn.kde.org/branches/KDE/4.5/kdenetwork/kget/ui/metalinkcreator/metalinker.cpp?r1=1227469&r2=1227468&pathrev=1227469

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.5.1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.0
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.0
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.2.2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.4
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:alpha1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:alpha2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.0:alpha1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.0:rc
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.4
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.5.0
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.5
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.4
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.2:rc
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.2:beta2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.96
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.85
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.80
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:beta4
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.2.3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.2.4
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.5.2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.5.3
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.5.4
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.5.5
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.6:rc1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.6:rc2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.6.0
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.6.1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.6:beta2
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.6:beta1
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:4.6.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:3.5.10
* cpe:/a:kde:kde_sc:2.2.0

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