Konqueror Web Browser < 3.3.3 Remote Window Hijacking

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2531


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 that may allow a malicious website to influence a pop up window from a trusted site.
An attacker may exploit this flaw to impersonate third-party web servers and convince a victim on the remote host into revealing personal information.


Install Konqueror 3.3.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2531

File Name: 2531.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2005/01/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1769

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:konqueror:konqueror

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1165, CVE-2004-1158

BID: 11853, 12769, 11827

OSVDB: 12853, 59846