Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that KTorrent did not properly restrict access when
using the web interface plugin. A remote attacker could use a crafted
http request and upload arbitrary torrent files to trigger the start
of downloads and seeding. (CVE-2008-5905)
It was discovered that KTorrent did not properly handle certain
parameters when using the web interface plugin. A remote attacker
could use crafted http requests to execute arbitrary PHP code.
Update the affected ktorrent and / or ktorrent-dbg packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 37842 ()
Bugtraq ID: 31927
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5905CVE-2008-5906
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