Konqueror < 3.0.3 Image Handling Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1742

Synopsis

The remote host is using KDE Konqueror as a web browser.

Description

The remote host is using KDE Konqueror as a web browser. There is a vulnerability in this version which may allow a rogue site to crash this browser by specifying too large of a width for the images it displays.

Solution

Upgrade to Konqueror 3.0.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1742

File Name: 1742.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1769

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:konqueror:konqueror

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2333

BID: 5721