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CVE-2007-4225 Detail


Visual truncation vulnerability in KDE Konqueror 3.5.7 allows remote attackers to spoof the URL address bar via an http URI with a large amount of whitespace in the user/password portion.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/08/2007

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/09/2007)

Not vulnerable. Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of konqueror as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FULLDISC 20070806 Konqueror: URL address bar spoofing vulnerabilities External Source SREASON 2982 External Source SECTRACK 1018579 External Source CONFIRM External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:176 External Source UBUNTU USN-502-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2807 External Source XF konqueror-data-spoofing(35829) External Source CONFIRM External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2361 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-716

Technical Details

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