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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-6791: KDE Plasma Workspaces: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-6791: KDE Plasma Workspaces: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/06/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/19/2018
Modified
03/19/2018

Description

An issue was discovered in soliduiserver/deviceserviceaction.cpp in KDE Plasma Workspace before 5.12.0. When a vfat thumbdrive that contains `` or $() in its volume label is plugged in and mounted through the device notifier, it's interpreted as a shell command, leading to a possibility of arbitrary command execution. An example of an offending volume label is "$(touch b)" -- this will create a file called b in the home folder.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-kde-plasma-plasma-workspace

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