qt-dcgui directory parser could allow attacker to download files

qtdcgui-directory-download-files (11246) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

A vulnerability in the directory parser in Direct Connect 4 Linux (qt-dcgui) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information by downloading restricted files outside of the shared directory.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Direct Connect 4 Linux (0.2.5 or later), available from the Direct Connect 4 Linux Web page. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Upgrade to the latest version of qt-dcgui (0.2.4 or later), as listed in Gentoo Linux Security Announcement 200302-03. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Gentoo Linux
  • Mathias Küster qt-dcgui 0.2.1 and prior

Reported:

Jan 24, 2003

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