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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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