the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register   Reset Password   Activate Account
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4569

backend/session.c in KDM in KDE 3.3.0 through 3.5.7, when autologin is configured and "shutdown with password" is enabled, allows remote attackers to bypass the password requirement and login to arbitrary accounts via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2007-09-21 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-09-12 2007-09-19
Redhat moderate 2007-09-12 2007-09-19
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
backend/session.c in KDM in KDE 3.3.0 through 3.5.7, when autologin is configured and "shutdown with password" is enable... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10359 unix
CVE-2007-4569 unix
DSA-1376-1 kdebase - programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18533 unix
ELSA-2007:0905: kdebase security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22556 unix
RHSA-2007:0905: kdebase security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070905 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-2007-4569

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS KDE KDE 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS KDE KDE 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS KDE KDE 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS KDE KDE 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS KDE KDE 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS KDE KDE 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS KDE KDE 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS KDE KDE 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS KDE KDE 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS KDE KDE 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS KDE KDE 3.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS KDE KDE 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS KDE KDE 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS KDE KDE 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS KDE KDE 3.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS KDE KDE 3.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS KDE KDE 3.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS KDE KDE 3.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-4569
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:021
SECTRACK 1018724
GENTOO GLSA-200710-15
VUPEN ADV-2007-3227
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0905
XF kde-kdm-login-security-bypass(36711) CONFIRM
BID 25730 KDE KDM Unspecified Password Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-24 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4569

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

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.