Bug 1171430 (CVE-2020-12755)

Summary: VUL-1: CVE-2020-12755: kio-extras5: improper handling of keepPassword option may lead to unintended KWallet storage of a password
Product: [openSUSE] openSUSE Distribution Reporter: Alexandros Toptsoglou <atoptsoglou>
Component: SecurityAssignee: E-Mail List <opensuse-kde-bugs>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact: Security Team bot <security-team>
Severity: Normal    
Priority: P4 - Low    
Version: Leap 15.1   
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Hardware: Other   
OS: Other   
URL: https://smash.suse.de/issue/259357/
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Description Alexandros Toptsoglou 2020-05-11 08:08:49 UTC
CVE-2020-12755

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.

References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2020-12755
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2020/CVE-2020-12755.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-12755
https://commits.kde.org/kio-extras/d813cef3cecdec9af1532a40d677a203ff979145
Comment 1 Christophe Marin 2022-05-09 12:05:29 UTC
Fixed years ago