USN-4100-1: KConfig and KDE libraries vulnerabilities
16 August 2019
KConfig and KDE libraries could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
It was discovered that KConfig and KDE libraries have a vulnerability
where an attacker could hide malicious code under desktop and
configuration files. (CVE-2019-14744)
It was discovered that KConfig allows remote attackers to write to
arbitrary files via a ../ in a filename in an archive file. (CVE-2016-6232)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-3042-1: kde4libs, libkdecore5