DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in torrent.cpp in KTorrent before 2.1.3 only checks for the ".." string, which allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via modified ".." sequences in a torrent filename, as demonstrated by "../" sequences, due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-1384.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1373-1, DSA-1373-2
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs432007

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ktorrent (PTS)stretch4.3.1-5fixed
bullseye, sid5.2.0-1fixed

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