Executive Summary

Name CVE-2008-5905 First vendor Publication 2009-01-15
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-08

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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The web interface plugin in KTorrent before 3.1.4 allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and upload arbitrary torrent files, and trigger the start of downloads and seeding, via a crafted HTTP POST request.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5905

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 37

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2009-03-02 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200902-05 (ktorrent)
File : nvt/glsa_200902_05.nasl
2009-02-02 Name : Ubuntu USN-710-1 (xine-lib)
File : nvt/ubuntu_710_1.nasl
2009-02-02 Name : Ubuntu USN-711-1 (ktorrent)
File : nvt/ubuntu_711_1.nasl
2009-01-22 Name : KTorrent PHP Code Injection And Security Bypass Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_ktorrent_sec_bypass_vuln.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
49356 KTorrent Web Interface Plugin Crafted POST Request Arbitrary Torrent File Upload

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2009-04-23 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-711-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-02-24 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200902-05.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31927
CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=504178
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200902-05.xml
MLIST http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/08/1
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/32442
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-711-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2911
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46117

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