Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kdenetwork4 (MDVSA-2011:081)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in kdenetwork4 :

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

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53628 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40141

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1586

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