FreeBSD : kdelibs insecure temporary file handling (603fe36d-ec9d-11d8-b913-000c41e2cdad)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24307


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


According to a KDE Security Advisory, KDE may sometimes create temporary files without properly checking the ownership and type of the target path. This could allow a local attacker to cause KDE applications to overwrite arbitrary files.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24307

File Name: freebsd_pkg_603fe36dec9d11d8b913000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/02/09

Modified: 2013/06/21

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:freebsd:freebsd:kdelibs, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/08/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0689, CVE-2004-0690