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CVE-2007-4229 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in KDE Konqueror 3.5.7 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failed assertion and application crash) via certain malformed HTML, as demonstrated by a document containing TEXTAREA, BUTTON, BR, BDO, PRE, FRAMESET, and A tags. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/08/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4229
Original release date:
08/08/2007
Last revised:
11/15/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Mandriva (09/18/2007)

Mandriva does not consider crashes of client applications such as Konqueror to be a security issue.

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

Red Hat does not consider a crash of a client application such as Konqueror to be a security flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/25170.html External Source MISC http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/25170.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/475266/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070801 [BuHa-Security] DoS Vulnerability in Konqueror 3.5.7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25170 Exploit External Source BID 25170

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kde:konqueror:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.5.7

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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