USN-4700-1: PyXDG vulnerability
19 January 2021
PyXDG could be made to run programs as your login if it received specially crafted input.
- pyxdg - python library to access freedesktop.org standards
Alexandre D'Hondt discovered that PyXDG did not properly sanitize input.
An attacker could exploit this with a crafted .menu file to execute
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.