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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   KDE Vendors:
KDE Ark Directory Traversal Flaw Lets Remote Users View and Delete Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025845
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 26 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information

Version(s): Ark 2.16; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in KDE Ark. A remote user can view and delete files on the target system.

The Ark utility does not properly validate path names in zip files. A remote user can supply a specially crafted zip file that, when loaded by the target user or application, will view or potentially delete files on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can view and delete files on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.

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