ID CVE-2006-2449
Summary KDE Display Manager (KDM) in KDE 3.2.0 up to 3.5.3 allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack related to the session type for login. Vendor links provide patches for each version affected.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:3.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.0 (as of 18-10-2018 - 16:40)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL HIGH NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE NONE NONE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:22:43.477-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description KDE Display Manager (KDM) in KDE 3.2.0 up to 3.5.3 allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack related to the session type for login.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9844
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title KDE Display Manager (KDM) in KDE 3.2.0 up to 3.5.3 allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack related to the session type for login.
version 29
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 194581
title CVE-2006-2449 kdm file disclosure
oval
OR
  • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
    oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304025
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment kdebase is earlier than 6:3.3.1-5.12
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060548001
        • comment kdebase is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060548002
      • AND
        • comment kdebase-devel is earlier than 6:3.3.1-5.12
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060548003
        • comment kdebase-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20060548004
rhsa
id RHSA-2006:0548
released 2006-06-14
severity Important
title RHSA-2006:0548: kdebase security update (Important)
rpms
  • kdebase-6:3.3.1-5.12
  • kdebase-debuginfo-6:3.3.1-5.12
  • kdebase-devel-6:3.3.1-5.12
refmap via4
bid 18431
bugtraq
  • 20060614 [KDE Security Advisory] KDM symlink attack vulnerability
  • 20060615 rPSA-2006-0106-1 kdebase
confirm http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060614-1.txt
debian DSA-1156
gentoo GLSA-200606-23
mandriva
  • MDKSA-2006:105
  • MDKSA-2006:106
osvdb 26511
sectrack 1016297
secunia
  • 20602
  • 20660
  • 20674
  • 20702
  • 20785
  • 20869
  • 20890
  • 21662
slackware SSA:2006-178-01
suse SUSE-SA:2006:039
ubuntu USN-301-1
vupen ADV-2006-2355
xf kde-kdm-symlink(27181)
Last major update 18-10-2018 - 16:40
Published 15-06-2006 - 10:02
Last modified 18-10-2018 - 16:40
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