openSUSE Security Update : plasma5-workspace (openSUSE-2018-147)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106702


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for plasma5-workspace fixes security issues and bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2018-6790: Desktop notifications could have been used to load arbitrary remote images into Plasma, allowing for client IP discovery (boo#1079429)

- CVE-2018-6791: A specially crafted file system label may have allowed execution of arbitrary code (boo#1079751)

The following bugs were fixed :

- Plasma could freeze with certain notifications (boo#1013550)


Update the affected plasma5-workspace packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106702

File Name: openSUSE-2018-147.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/09

Modified: 2018/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:drkonqi5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:drkonqi5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plasma5-workspace, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plasma5-workspace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plasma5-workspace-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plasma5-workspace-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plasma5-workspace-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plasma5-workspace-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plasma5-workspace-libs-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6790, CVE-2018-6791