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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201908-07 ] KDE KConfig Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: KDE KConfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201908-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-08-15
Bug(s): #691858
ID: 201908-07

Synopsis

A vulnerablity has been found in KDE KConfig that could allow a
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Background

Provides an advanced configuration system.

Affected Packages

Package: kde-frameworks/kconfig
Vulnerable: < 5.60.0-r1
Unaffected: >= 5.60.0-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability was discovered in KDE KConfig’s handling of .desktop
and .directory files.


Impact

An attacker could entice a user to execute a specially crafted .desktop
or .directory file possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All KConfig users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=kde-frameworks/kconfig-5.60.0-r1"
   


References

CVE-2019-14744
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