Descriptionkpac/script.cpp in KDE kio before 5.32 and kdelibs before 4.14.30 calls the PAC FindProxyForURL function with a full https URL (potentially including Basic Authentication credentials, a query string, or PATH_INFO), which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted PAC file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs856889, 856890

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kde4libs (PTS)wheezy4:4.8.4-4+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)4:4.8.4-4+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie4:4.14.2-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch, sid4:4.14.26-1vulnerable
kio (PTS)stretch, sid5.28.0-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Patch for kio:
Patch for kde4libs:

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