Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ktorrent (MDKSA-2007:095)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A directory traversal vulnerability was found in KTorrent prior to
2.1.2, due to an incomplete fix for a prior directory traversal
vulnerability that was corrected in version 2.1.2. Previously,
KTorrent would only check for the string .., which could permit
strings such as ../.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected ktorrent, lib64ktorrent2.1.2 and / or
libktorrent2.1.2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37741 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-095.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1799

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