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USN-436-2: KTorrent vulnerability

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USN-436-2: KTorrent vulnerability

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/02/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in torrent.cpp in KTorrent before 2.1.3 only checks for the ".." string, which allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via modified ".." sequences in a torrent filename, as demonstrated by "../" sequences, due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-1384.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ktorrent

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