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FreeBSD: VID-E8BCAC84-2D5C-11E9-9A74-E0D55E2A8BF9 (CVE-2019-7443): kf5-kauth -- Insecure handling of arguments in helpers

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FreeBSD: VID-E8BCAC84-2D5C-11E9-9A74-E0D55E2A8BF9 (CVE-2019-7443): kf5-kauth -- Insecure handling of arguments in helpers

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/09/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
02/11/2019
Modified
06/03/2019

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From VID-E8BCAC84-2D5C-11E9-9A74-E0D55E2A8BF9:

Albert Astals Cid reports:

KAuth allows to pass parameters with arbitrary types to helpers running as root over DBus.

Certain types can cause crashes and trigger decoding arbitrary images with dynamically loaded plugin

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-kf5-kauth

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