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Improper Input Validation


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The HTML parser in KDE Konqueror 3.5.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via (1) a long COLOR attribute in an HR element; or a long (a) BGCOLOR or (b) BORDERCOLOR attribute in a (2) TABLE, (3) TD, or (4) TR element. NOTE: the FONT vector is already covered by CVE-2008-4514.

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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.


Advisory Timeline

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