GLSA-201406-15 : KDirStat: Arbitrary command execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-15
(KDirStat: Arbitrary command execution)

Missing escape of executable shell command in KDirStat can be used to
insert malicious shell commands.

Impact :

A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary shell command with the
privileges of the process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All KDirStat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-misc/kdirstat-2.7.5'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76066 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66297

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2527

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