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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-1393

Original release date: 01/17/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008


Multiple vulnerabilities in KDE 2 and KDE 3.x through 3.0.5 do not quote certain parameters that are inserted into a shell command, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via (1) URLs, (2) filenames, or (3) e-mail addresses.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20021220-1.txt
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-240
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-238
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20021221 KDE Security Advisory: Multiple vulnerabilities in KDE
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:002
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-234
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-242
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-237
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-241
External Source: BID
Name: 6462
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-243
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-239
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20021222 GLSA: kde-3.0.x
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:003
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2003:569
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-235
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2003:004
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-236

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