FreeBSD : kdelibs -- directory traversal vulnerability (4472ab39-6c66-11e6-9ca5-50e549ebab6c)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

David Faure reports :

A maliciously crafted archive (.zip or .tar.bz2) with '../' in the
file paths could be offered for download via the KNewStuff framework
(e.g. on, and upon extraction would install files
anywhere in the user's home directory.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93144 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6232

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