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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0459

KDE Konqueror for KDE 3.1.2 and earlier does not remove authentication credentials from URLs of the "user:[email protected]" form in the HTTP-Referer header, which could allow remote web sites to steal the credentials for pages that link to the sites.
Publish Date : 2003-08-27 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required 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 moderate 2003-07-29
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
KDE Konqueror Userid/Password Disclosure Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:411 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-2003-0459

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application KDE Konqueror 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application KDE Konqueror 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application KDE Konqueror 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application KDE Konqueror 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application KDE Konqueror 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application KDE Konqueror 3.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application KDE Konqueror 3.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application KDE Konqueror 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application KDE Konqueror 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application KDE Konqueror 3.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application KDE Konqueror Embedded 0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Analog Real-time Synthesizer 2.1.1-5 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Redhat Analog Real-time Synthesizer 2.2-11 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Redhat Analog Real-time Synthesizer 2.2-11 * Ia64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Redhat Kdebase 3.0.3-13 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Redhat Kdebase 3.0.3-13 * I386 Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Redhat Kdelibs 2.1.1-5 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Redhat Kdelibs 2.2-11 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Redhat Kdelibs 2.2-11 * Ia64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Redhat Kdelibs 3.0.0-10 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Redhat Kdelibs 3.1-10 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Redhat Kdelibs Devel 2.1.1-5 * I386 Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Redhat Kdelibs Devel 2.2-11 * Ia64 Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Redhat Kdelibs Devel 2.2-11 * I386 Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Redhat Kdelibs Devel 3.0.0-10 * I386 Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Redhat Kdelibs Devel 3.0.3-8 * I386 Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Redhat Kdelibs Devel 3.1-10 * I386 Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Redhat Kdelibs Sound 2.1.1-5 * I386 Sound * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Redhat Kdelibs Sound 2.2-11 * I386 Sound * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Redhat Kdelibs Sound 2.2-11 * Ia64 Sound * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Redhat Kdelibs Sound Devel 2.1.1-5 * I386 Sound Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Redhat Kdelibs Sound Devel 2.2-11 * I386 Sound Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Redhat Kdelibs Sound Devel 2.2-11 * Ia64 Sound Dev * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE Konqueror 10
KDE Konqueror Embedded 1
Redhat Analog Real-time Synthesizer 3
Redhat Kdebase 2
Redhat Kdelibs 5
Redhat Kdelibs Devel 6
Redhat Kdelibs Sound 3
Redhat Kdelibs Sound Devel 3

- References For CVE-2003-0459
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:411
BUGTRAQ 20030802 [slackware-security] KDE packages updated (SSA:2003-213-01)
TURBO TLSA-2003-45
FULLDISC 20030729 KDE Security Advisory: Konqueror Referrer Authentication Leak
REDHAT RHSA-2003:236
REDHAT RHSA-2003:235

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0459

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