GLSA-201908-07 : KDE KConfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127956
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201908-07 (KDE KConfig: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A vulnerability was discovered in KDE KConfig’s handling of .desktop and .directory files.
An attacker could entice a user to execute a specially crafted .desktop or .directory file possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll KConfig users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-frameworks/kconfig-5.60.0-r1'