KDE kpf icon could allow an attacker to view files
|kpf-icon-view-files (10347)||Medium Risk|
kpf could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "?icon=/" to view files outside the Web root directory.
Upgrade to the latest version of KDE (3.0.4 or later), as listed in the KDE Security Advisory 2002-10-08. See References.
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Apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in the KDE Security Advisory 2002-10-08. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Oct 11 2002 - 05:22:19 CDT : Security hole in kpf - KDE personal fileserver. .
- KDE Security Advisory 2002-10-08: kpf Directory traversal.
- BID-5951: KDE KPF Icon Option File Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1224: Directory traversal vulnerability in kpf for KDE 3.0.1 through KDE 3.0.3a allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files as the kpf user via a URL with a modified icon parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 8945: KDE kpf Modified Icon Parameter Arbitrary File Access
- RHSA-2002-220: Updated KDE packages fix security issues
- KDE K Desktop Environment (KDE) 3.0.1
- KDE K Desktop Environment (KDE) 3.0.3a
- KDE kpf
- RedHat Linux 7.2
- RedHat Linux 7.3
- RedHat Linux 8.0
Oct 11, 2002
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