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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201803-09 ] KDE Plasma Workspaces Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: KDE Plasma Workspaces: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201803-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2018-03-19
Bug(s): #647106
ID: 201803-09

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in KDE Plasma Workspaces,
the worst of which allows local attackers to execute arbitrary commands.


Background

KDE Plasma workspace is a widget based desktop environment designed to
be fast and efficient.


Affected Packages

Package: kde-plasma/plasma-workspace
Vulnerable: < 5.11.5-r1
Unaffected: >= 5.11.5-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in KDE Plasma Workspaces.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

An attacker could execute arbitrary commands via specially crafted thumb
drive’s volume labels or obtain sensitive information via specially
crafted notifications.


Workaround

Users should mount removable devices with Dolphin instead of the device
notifier.
Users should disable notifications.

Resolution

All KDE Plasma Workspace users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=kde-plasma/plasma-workspace-5.11.5-r1"
   


References

CVE-2018-6790
CVE-2018-6791
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