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Debian: DSA-4303-1: okular security update

Date 23 Sep 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Joran Herve discovered that the Okular document viewer was susceptible to directory traversal via malformed .okular files (annotated document archives), which could result in the creation of arbitrary files.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4303-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 23, 2018                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : okular
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-1000801

Joran Herve discovered that the Okular document viewer was susceptible
to directory traversal via malformed .okular files (annotated document
archives), which could result in the creation of arbitrary files.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 4:16.08.2-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your okular packages.

For the detailed security status of okular please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/okular

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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