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: libkdewebkit5, kdelibs5-dev, libkcmutils4, libknotifyconfig4, libkidletime4, libkhtml5, libkjsembed4, libkjsapi4, libnepomuk4, libkdeui5, kdelibs5-data, libkdesu5, libsolid4, libkrosscore4, libkprintutils4, kde4libs, libkdeclarative5, libkemoticons4, libkparts4, libknewstuff2-4, libnepomukutils4, kdelibs-bin, kdelibs5-plugins, libkdnssd4, kdoctools, libkdecore5, libkpty4, libkfile4, libnepomukquery4a, libkunitconversion4, libkde3support4, libkimproxy4, libplasma3, libkntlm4, libknewstuff3-4, libkrossui4, libthreadweaver4, libktexteditor4, libkmediaplayer4, libkutils4, libkio5