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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2449

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.
Publish Date : 2006-06-15 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2006-06-09 2006-06-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2449 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20062449 unix
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 relat... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9844 unix
RHSA-2006:0548: kdebase security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060548 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2449

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS KDE KDE 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS KDE KDE 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS KDE KDE 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS KDE KDE 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS KDE KDE 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS KDE KDE 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS KDE KDE 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS KDE KDE 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS KDE KDE 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS KDE KDE 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS KDE KDE 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS KDE KDE 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS KDE KDE 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS KDE KDE 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE KDE 14

- References For CVE-2006-2449

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:106
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:106
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/27181
XF kde-kdm-symlink(27181)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:105
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:105
http://secunia.com/advisories/20602
SECUNIA 20602
http://secunia.com/advisories/20660
SECUNIA 20660
http://secunia.com/advisories/20674
SECUNIA 20674
http://secunia.com/advisories/20702
SECUNIA 20702
http://secunia.com/advisories/20785
SECUNIA 20785
http://secunia.com/advisories/20890
SECUNIA 20890
http://secunia.com/advisories/20869
SECUNIA 20869
http://secunia.com/advisories/21662
SECUNIA 21662
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016297
SECTRACK 1016297
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.444467
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-178-01
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/2355
VUPEN ADV-2006-2355
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1156
DEBIAN DSA-1156
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200606-23.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200606-23
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060614-1.txt CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18431
BID 18431 KDE KDM Session Type Symbolic Link Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-23
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/437322/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060615 rPSA-2006-0106-1 kdebase
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_39_kdm.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:039
http://www.osvdb.org/26511
OSVDB 26511
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-301-1
UBUNTU USN-301-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0548.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0548
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/437133/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060614 [KDE Security Advisory] KDM symlink attack vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2449

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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