Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kphone (MDKSA-2006:089)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21600


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Kphone creates .qt/kphonerc with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to read usernames and SIP passwords.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected kphone package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21600

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-089.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/27

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kphone, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2442

MDKSA: 2006:089