Executive Summary

Summary
Title KDE KConfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Informations
Name GLSA-201908-07 First vendor Publication 2019-08-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2019-08-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5.1 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity High
Cvss Expoit Score 4.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

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.

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:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=kde-frameworks/kconfig-5.60.0-r1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-14744 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14744

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-07

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201908-07.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-77 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 140
Os 2

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Date Informations
2019-08-15 21:18:41
  • First insertion