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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93144


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93144

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4472ab396c6611e69ca550e549ebab6c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/29

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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: 2016/08/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6232