Konqueror < 3.3.2 Multiple Remote Java Sandbox Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2529


The remote host is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack.


The remote host is using a version of Konqueror that is prone to a security flaw where a malicious website can bypass the browser Java sandbox.
As a result, an attacker may be able to read arbitrary files on the remote host by luring a victim into visiting a rogue website hosting a malicious Java applet.


Install Konqueror 3.3.2 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2529

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1769

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:konqueror:konqueror

Reference Information

BID: 12046