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CVE-2016-7967 Detail

Current Description

KMail since version 5.3.0 used a QWebEngine based viewer that had JavaScript enabled. Since the generated html is executed in the local file security context by default access to remote and local URLs was enabled.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/05/1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93360 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20161006-2.txt Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)
  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kmail:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.3.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7967
NVD Published Date:
12/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2016