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CVE-2011-1586

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

Details

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 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 version 6 (kdenetwork) RHSA-2011:0465 April 21, 2011

External References

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