CVSS 3.1 Score 3.1 of 10 (low)


Published Feb 11, 2024
Updated: Mar 21, 2024


A vulnerability, known as CVE-2024-1433, has been found in KDE Plasma Workspace up to version 5.93.0. This vulnerability affects the function EventPluginsManager::enabledPlugins in the component Theme File Handler. By manipulating the argument pluginId, an attacker can initiate a path traversal attack remotely. The complexity of exploiting this vulnerability is high, but if successful, it could lead to unauthorized access to user's home or installation of third-party global themes. To remediate this issue, it is recommended to apply patch 6cdf42916369ebf4ad5bd876c4dfa0170d7b2f01. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as low with a base score of 3.1 on CVSS v3.1 scale and a risk score of 10.

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