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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202101-16
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: KDE Connect: Denial of service
     Date: January 22, 2021
     Bugs: #746401
       ID: 202101-16

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in KDE Connect could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.

Background
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KDE Connect is a project that enables all your devices to communicate
with each other.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  kde-misc/kdeconnect        < 20.04.3-r1            >= 20.04.3-r1

Description
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Multiple issues causing excessive resource consumption were found in
KDE Connect.

Impact
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An attacker could cause a possible Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All KDE Connect users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-misc/kdeconnect-20.04.3-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-26164
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-26164

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-16

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5