CVE-2010-1511

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2010-05-13
CWE:
CWE-73->CWE-22
Bugzilla:
591631: CVE-2010-1000 CVE-2010-1511 kdenetwork: improper sanitization of metalink attribute for downloading files

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1511 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kdenetwork Not affected
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