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    ArchLinux: 202010-7: kdeconnect: arbitrary code execution

    Date 21 Oct 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package kdeconnect before version 20.08.2-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202010-7
    =========================================
    
    Severity: High
    Date    : 2020-10-18
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2020-26164
    Package : kdeconnect
    Type    : arbitrary code execution
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-1241
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package kdeconnect before version 20.08.2-1 is vulnerable to
    arbitrary code execution.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 20.08.2-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "kdeconnect>=20.08.2-1"
    
    The problem has been fixed upstream in version 20.08.2.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Several issues have been found in kdeconnect <= 20.08.1 where a remote,
    unauthenticated attacker on the local network can access sensitive
    information, crash the daemon or possibly execute arbitrary code via a
    use-after-free.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote unauthenticated attacker on the local network can access
    sensitive information, crash the daemon or possible execute arbitrary
    code.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://kde.org/info/security/advisory-20201002-1.txt
    https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/10/13/4
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-26164
    

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