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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3820

Original release date: 07/16/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


konqueror/konq_combo.cc in Konqueror 3.5.7 allows remote attackers to spoof the data: URI scheme in the address bar via a long URI with trailing whitespace, which prevents the beginning of the URI from being displayed.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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Official Statement from Red Hat (09/05/2007)
This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=248537 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-502-1
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018396
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10345
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:176
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2538
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2905
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-716
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2361
External Source: BID
Name: 24918
External Source: XF
Name: opera-konqueror-addressbar-spoofing(35430)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0909
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0905
External Source: BID
Name: 24912
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070713 Opera/Konqueror: data: URL scheme address bar spoofing
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070714 Re: Opera/Konqueror: data: URL scheme address bar spoofing
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070816-1.txt

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10345
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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