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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1372-1 (ktorrent)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.4

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to ktorrent announced via advisory DSA 1372-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that ktorrent, a BitTorrent client for KDE, was vulnerable to a directory traversal bug which potentially allowed remote users to overwrite arbitrary files. For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.3+dfsg1-2etch1. For the old stable distribution (sarge), this package was not present. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem was fixed in version 2.2.1.dfsg.1-1. We recommend that you upgrade your ktorrent package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201372-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)