The %{password(...)} macro in pastemacroexpander.cpp in the KDE Paste Applet before 4.10.5 in kdeplasma-addons does not properly generate passwords, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass authentication via a brute-force attack.
Published 2020-02-11 20:15:11
Updated 2020-02-21 16:15:02
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-2120

0.23%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 60 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-2120

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST
8.4
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.5
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-2120

  • When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2013-2120

Products affected by CVE-2013-2120

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