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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5698 (1 public exploit)

HTMLTokenizer::scriptHandler in Konqueror in KDE 3.5.9 and 3.5.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an invalid document.load call that triggers use of a deleted object. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2008-12-22 Last Update Date : 2009-05-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat does not consider a crash of a client application such as Konqueror to be a security issue.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5698

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application KDE Konqueror Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE Konqueror 1

- References For CVE-2008-5698

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4796
SREASON 4796
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6718
MILW0RM 6718
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31696
BID 31696 KDE Konqueror JavaScript 'load' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-15
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2915
VUPEN ADV-2008-2915
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45804
XF konqueror-load-dos(45804)
http://secunia.com/advisories/32208
SECUNIA 32208

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5698

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


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