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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2007-1564

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

The FTP protocol implementation in Konqueror 3.5.5 allows remote servers to force the client to connect to other servers, perform a proxied port scan, or obtain sensitive information by specifying an alternate server address in an FTP PASV response.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published