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Ubuntu: USN-3286-1 (CVE-2017-8422): KDE-Libs vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3286-1 (CVE-2017-8422): KDE-Libs vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/15/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

KDE kdelibs before 4.14.32 and KAuth before 5.34 allow local users to gain root privileges by spoofing a callerID and leveraging a privileged helper app.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-kdelibs5-plugins

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