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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1511

Original release date: 05/17/2010
Last revised: 12/10/2010


KGet 2.4.2 in KDE SC 4.0.0 through 4.4.3 does not properly request download confirmation from the user, which makes it easier for remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted metalink file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: kde-metalink-file-overwrite(58629)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-938-1
External Source: BID
Name: 40141
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100513 KDENetwork vulnerabilities
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1144
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 64689
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100513 Secunia Research: KDE KGet Insecure File Operation Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20100513-1.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100514 Re: Secunia Research: KDE KGet Insecure File Operation Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1142
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3096
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023984
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-18029

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:kde:kget:2.4.2
+ OR
* 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:3.5.10
* 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:2.2.0
* 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:4.1.3
* 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:4.4.2

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)