A vulnerablity has been found in KDE KConfig that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||kde-frameworks/kconfig on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 5.60.0-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 5.60.0-r1|
Provides an advanced configuration system.
A vulnerability was discovered in KDE KConfig’s handling of .desktop and .directory files.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All KConfig users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-frameworks/kconfig-5.60.0-r1"
August 15, 2019
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