Vulnerability CVE-2008-4514


Published: 2008-10-09   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The HTML parser in KDE Konqueror 3.5.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a font tag with a long color value, which triggers an assertion error.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Konqueror 3.5.9 (font color) Remote Crash Vulnerability
Jeremy Brown
10.10.2008

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Konqueror -> Konqueror 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31605
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6689
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4394

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