CVE-2011-1586

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2011-04-11
CWE:
CWE-73->CWE-22
Bugzilla:
697042: CVE-2011-1586 kdenetwork: incomplete fix for CVE-2010-1000

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1586 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kdenetwork) RHSA-2011:0465 2011-04-21

Mitigation

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