CVE-2007-1799

NameCVE-2007-1799
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, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1373-1, DSA-1373-2
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs432007

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ktorrent (PTS)wheezy4.2.1-1fixed
jessie4.3.1-2fixed
stretch4.3.1-5fixed
buster, sid5.1.0-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ktorrentsource(unstable)2.1.4.dfsg.1-1medium432007
ktorrentsourceetch2.0.3+dfsg1-2.2etch1mediumDSA-1373-2

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