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CVE-2008-4382 Detail

Description

Konqueror in KDE 3.5.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via Javascript that calls the alert function with a URL-encoded string of a large number of invalid characters.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/02/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/07/2017)

We do not consider a crash of a client application such as Konqueror to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496849/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45645

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kde:konqueror:3.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4382
NVD Published Date:
10/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018