Upstream information

CVE-2016-6232 at MITRE


Directory traversal vulnerability in KArchive before 5.24, as used in KDE Frameworks, allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a ../ (dot dot slash) in a filename in an archive file, related to KNewsstuff downloads.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 989698 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 12 SP1
  • karchive-devel >= 5.20.0-6.1
  • libKF5Archive5 >= 5.20.0-6.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sat Jul 16 18:16:49 2016
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 17:11:34 2023