8589 : KDE DCOPServer Insecure Temporary File Manipulation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2004-08-11

Description

KDE DCOPServer contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to compromise local user accounts. The issue is triggered when DCOPserver creates insecure temporary files which may be used for authentication purposes occurs. It is possible that the flaw may allow a local attacker to compromise local accounts that run applications within KDE resulting in a loss of confidentiality, and integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Misconfiguration
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, KDE has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

KDE e.V.
KDE
3.2.3
3.2.2
3.2.1
3.2.0
3.1.x
2.x
1.x
3.0.x

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

  • Colin Phipps - cphcph.demon.co.uk -
  • Chris Cheney -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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