KDE kio-extras through 20.04.0 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor Vulnerability

Summary

KDE kio-extras through 20.04.0 suffers from exposure of sensitive information to an unauthorized actor vulnerability

Credit:

The information has been provided by David Faure

The original article can be found at:https://commits.kde.org/kio-extras/d813cef3cecdec9af1532a40d677a203ff979145


Details

FishProtocol::establishConnection in fish/fish.cpp in KDE kio-extras through 20.04.0 makes a cacheAuthentication call even if the user had not set the keepPassword option. This may lead to unintended KWallet storage of a password.

 

Vulnerable Systems:

KDE kio-extras through 20.04.0

 

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-12755

 

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:5/9/2020

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