FreeBSD : kdelibs3 -- konqueror FTP command injection vulnerability (832e9d75-5bfc-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19008


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Albert Puigsech Galicia reports that Konqueror (more specifically kio_ftp) and Microsoft Internet Explorer are vulnerable to a FTP command injection vulnerability which can be exploited by tricking an user into clicking a specially crafted FTP URI.

It is also reported by Ian Gulliver and Emanuele Balla that this vulnerability can be used to tricking a client into sending out emails without user interaction.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19008

File Name: freebsd_pkg_832e9d755bfc11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-kdelibs, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:kdelibs, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1165

BID: 11827