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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1799

Directory traversal vulnerability in torrent.cpp in KTorrent before 2.1.3 only checks for the ".." string, which allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via modified ".." sequences in a torrent filename, as demonstrated by "../" sequences, due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-1384.
Publish Date : 2007-04-02 Last Update Date : 2017-07-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1799 unix
DSA-1373-1 ktorrent - directory traversal vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20518 unix
DSA-1373-2 ktorrent - directory traversal oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18362 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-2007-1799

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Joris Guisson Ktorrent 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Joris Guisson Ktorrent 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Joris Guisson Ktorrent 2

- References For CVE-2007-1799 CONFIRM
XF ktorrent-torrentcpp-directory-traversal(33566)
GENTOO GLSA-200705-01
BID 23745 KTorrent Remote Directory Traversal Variant Vulnerability Release Date:2007-10-25

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1799

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